Potatoes

Please note: we are currently in the process of migrating our legacy sector websites. You can visit the AHDB Potatoes website here to see our older content that hasn't yet been migrated.

Useful content

You can still access popular content on the AHDB Potatoes legacy website, such as the Planting returns portal and the Grower Gateway newsletter. Potato store managers can also call on information and support from an £800,000 fund that has been ring-fenced for sprout suppression and storage advice, as the future of Chlorpropham (CIPC) use remains uncertain. Click the boxes below.



Latest Potato News

8 November 2019

October has brought wide-spread rainfall causing problems for maincrop lifting for much of the country. Although there has been problems with off-field supply, demand has remained fairly steady for free-buy material.

8 November 2019

Earlier in the season we looked set for a decent sized crop to be met with lacklustre demand. However, the adverse weather conditions during lifting has meant that the outlook for this season has taken a U-turn.


Your Potatoes Knowledge Exchange Team

The Knowledge Exchange (KE) team via your local KE Manager is your first point of call. The team is dedicated to improving the flow and uptake of knowledge throughout the supply chain in order to:
  • Improve marketable yield and crop value

  • Understand the cost of production

  • React to a changing environment and legislation

North West and North East

Graham Bannister

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Scotland

Claire Hodge

Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager (Scotland) - Arable

East Anglia and South East

David Wilson

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

East Midlands

Amber Barton

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

Wales, West Midlands and South West

Bill Watts

Knowledge Exchange Manager - Potatoes

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