Potatoes

29 October 2020

Reducing reliance on conventional pesticides and minimising environmental impact has always been a core part of our research programme

28 October 2020

SPot Scotland host farmer, Jim Reid, discusses the progress of this year’s trials looking at effective alternatives to diquat and mechanical control combinations for seed potato crops.

28 October 2020

Learn how a group of potato growers in South Lincolnshire have set up a trial of irrigation with water at different levels of salinity, applied by drip and boom.

27 October 2020

Catch up on the retail and consumer insight webinars

26 October 2020

Our protocols for guidance on farm visits and events to keep all attendees and staff safe in respect to Covid 19

27 October 2020

Signing up to Farmbench is easy.

23 October 2020

Join the AHDB Retail & Consumer Insight team as they review how the market and consumers have changed with coronavirus, and what opportunities and threats this now presents for industry sectors.

23 October 2020

Demand has been slow this week due to uncertainty around tighter COVID-19 restrictions and the potential increased closure of pubs and restaurants.

22 October 2020

In the first season without CIPC, making use of all available tools and methods for controlling sprouting will become paramount.

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.

9 November 2020

Learn how existing research can help you manage blackleg in potato crops in order to minimize losses.

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