Potato publications

12 January 2021

A set of practical measures you can take to prevent and limit the spread of infectious diseases on your farm. On this page, we've compiled a range of advice and resources, from general best practice to farm-specific information to help you protect your farming business.

9 December 2020

What the options are and how they work

9 December 2020

The main slug species of UK field crops and options for control

9 December 2020

How to identify the main slug species in field crops

9 December 2020

Slugs are a primary pest in many field crops, affecting both yield and quality

9 December 2020

Combine approaches to reduce populations

9 December 2020

Find out about the environmental factors that favour slug activity

22 October 2020

Waste is any step in a process that does not add value to the customer. There are three types of waste in Lean management, Muda, Mura and Muri, and we explore them below.

21 October 2020

When the 5 Lean principles are combined into a company's processes and culture, they create Lean production, manufacturing, and operating systems. On this page, we dive into each of these in a bit more detail.

7 October 2020

If you have to store your potatoes temporally the most important things to take in consideration are ventilation, condensation and sprout control

17 September 2020

The art of negotiation is simply about having a strategic discussion in order to reach an agreement that both parties find acceptable, yet many farm business owners find it an uncomfortable topic

18 September 2020

Our latest research on burn-off of potato crops without diquat and guides on best practice and health and safety at harvest

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