Potatoes

22 May 2018

Previous seed rate guides have offered recommendations simply to optimise total yield from ware production. This new guide recognises the importance of tuber size to the value of your crop. It also accounts for the effect of seed age on main-stem numbers.

6 August 2020

An integrated approach to slug control is the most effective way to control slugs. This publication covers cereals, oilseeds, potatoes and horticulture.

20 December 2018

Soil is the farmer’s key asset. Improving your soil will provide clear benefits to your business and the environment. Understand your soil and you can reduce the risks and costs of soil damage, water run-off and erosion.

22 May 2018

Dry rot is the most important fungal rot of potatoes in Great Britain. The disease affects around 1% of tubers annually. However,its true impact on the industry is often underestimated because the disease enables Erwinia species to colonise and develop into soft rots.

10 August 2018

Our latest advice on common scab control, information on varietal resistance to the disease. The timing of first irrigation based on varieties and soil type. Improve marketable yield, Maximise quality and reduce defects, Increase water use efficiency, Reduce nutrient, soil and water loss

22 May 2018

Warning leaflet for farm staff. Contaminating seed potatoes with glyphosate, even at very low levels, can lead to poor performance of seed potatoes. Use this leaflet to advise staff of the importance of safe application when near seed potatoes

16 August 2019

What areas of the world do popular cuisines originate?

3 June 2019

We take a look at changing attitudes towards eating and what that means for the future

26 March 2020

AHDB is the major funder of applied agricultural and horticultural research

5 October 2020

We believe that a professional workforce is vital to improving business performance

1 June 2020

Voluntary schemes which establish production standards covering food safety, animal welfare and environmental protection

23 June 2020

Call now open for PhD Studentship projects in the agriculture and horticulture sector

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