Contents tagged with potatoes

8 March 2019

We understand that the recommendation that CIPC's approval is not renewed will now go to appeals. Watch a discussion about what will happen next.

7 March 2019

The European Union (EU) has renewed the approval of the plant growth regulator Maleic Hydrazide (MH), however new regulatory requirements will now apply to all products containing MH.

8 March 2019

We understand that a vote was taken on the Commission’s proposal for non-renewal of Chlorpropham (CIPC) at the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed last week.

5 March 2019

The latest scientific progress in all fields of post-harvest research and development will be presented at a conference in Norwich on 12 to 14 March.

4 March 2019

AHDB has welcomed a new recruit to work with potato growers in the east of England: David Wilson has taken on the role of Knowledge Exchange Manager (Potatoes) for East Anglia and the South East.

18 February 2019

POTATO STORAGE: At the time of writing yet another EU standing committee meeting has passed without a vote on CIPC. The uncertainty continues.

10 September 2019

The Strategic Potato Farm East programme provided Elveden Farms’ Director Andrew Francis with a ‘mental safety net,’ helping manage the risk of making changes to his business.

29 January 2019

This workshop aims to provide delegates with an introduction into the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective Supervisor.

16 August 2019

How big is the sweet potato market and how is it performing? What are consumers’ nutritional perceptions? How does this compare with standard potatoes?

17 January 2019

Fruit Logistica takes place in Berlin from 6-8 February. Over the course of the event British horticulture and potato companies will seek to build new relationships with numerous international visitors.

7 March 2019

Potato store managers will be able to call on information and support from an £800,000 fund ring-fenced for sprout suppression and storage advice as the uncertainty around the future of Chlorpropham (CIPC) continues.

12 December 2018

The total potato harvest is 13% down on the five-year average of 5.6m tonnes at 4.9m tonnes, according to the estimate, completed by our MI team from forms returned by growers.