25 January 2021

We take stock of 2020 and look ahead to some of the key areas of work we will be focusing on over the next 12 months.

6 January 2021

This issue includes how coronavirus continues to affect energy prices

21 December 2020

Mixed livestock

21 December 2020

Tractor ploughing a field

17 December 2020

AHDB invests £500,000 every year in storage research. The programme not only focuses on sprout suppression but also quality and store environment, reflecting the need for an integrated approach to store management in the future.

17 December 2020

SBCSR is undertaking trials to measure the impact of this CO2 build-up on the fry quality of processing varieties.

12 January 2021

This project has been assessing the influence of ethylene and cold temperature on the processing quality of crisping and frying varieties.

17 December 2020

This project is assessing levels of CIPC contamination from UK stores, with a range of historical applications of CIPC to support this application.

17 December 2020

Who can use DMN? Why did the EAMU only cover some varieties? Who was consulted?

10 December 2020

Approval has been granted for controlled use of DMN on a limited number of varieties, pre nominated by member companies of the Potato Processors Association (PPA).

7 December 2020

Application of regulated deficit irrigation at Staplehurst Nurseries for ornamental plants

23 November 2020

Wet crop entering store after a prolonged period of wet conditions in the field is at risk of bacterial breakdown and reports of rots are increasing.