Potato Storage Hub

 Potato Storage Hub  

Can't find what you need? Contact the advice line on 0800 02 82 111 or email sbcsr@ahdb.org.uk

Find tools and resources and the best practice that is critical for good, cost-effective storage that delivers the quality that markets and consumers demand.

We have a dedicated research and advisory facility at Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research where a specialist team are on hand to offer technical information and advice on storage.

The team at Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research is there for all AHDB levy payers to consult for store management advice on the Storage Advice Line. Call free of charge on 0800 02 82 111 or email sbcsr@ahdb.org.uk. There is also a range of assessments and evaluations that can be offered, to assess whether your storage is performing well enough to deliver for your business.

New! Storage Network

We will fund an experienced consultant, armed with the results from the latest AHDB sprout control research, to visit your store. Significant changes in the way potatoes are stored are going to be needed in order to cope with the expected loss of chemical options for use on the 2020 crop, most notably chlorpropham (CIPC), the Storage Network is there to support you.

To book a free consultation, levy payers are advised to call the AHDB Storage Network booking desk on 01406 359419

Please view our storage sub-section pages (click below)


Monthly storage news

Ensure you get the latest developments that affect potato storage by signing up to our Storage Bulletin newsletter. Email comms@ahdb.org.uk and ask to be added to the mailing list

Tools and resources

Below are our three most popular tools and resources - find more advice via the six sections above.

Remember good storage starts with good skin-set

Storage Cost Calculator

Download the Storage Cost Calculator here

Store Managers Guide

Our essential store managers' guide returns 17 years after its first publication

Updated advice and data on:
  • airflow analysis
  • respiration rates
  • sprout suppression
  • disease identification
  • condensation control
  • storage tempreatures
  • pull-down rates and more

Download the new version now to use as a companion to other AHDB tools, such as the storage cost calculator and the free storage advice line.

Click here to view our Disease and Defects Tool, to help identify whats effecting your potatoes.

Can't find what you need? Contact the advice line on 0800 02 82 111 or email sbcsr@ahdb.org.uk

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