8 June 2022

Researchers have trained a tool to recognise a beetle pest of crops, even at night.

7 June 2022

Combining biopesticides in a single spray could help growers target multiple pests more effectively.

31 March 2022

Following the wind down of AHDB Horticulture and Potatoes, AHDB has launched a website specifically for those sectors to ensure that previous levy payer investment is protected and accessible.

1 February 2022

A report on the second year of trials (2021) at host farm East of Scotland Growers based at Cupar in Fife with James Rome from ESG and Angela Huckle from ADAS who has run the trials on behalf of AHDB. For more information, click here: https://ahdb.org.uk/horticulture​ Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheHDCOf... Follow us on Twitter: @AHDB_Hort ABOUT AHDB AHDB is a statutory levy board, funded by farmers, growers and others in the supply chain. Our purpose is to inspire our farmers, growers and industry to succeed in a rapidly changing world. We equip the industry with easy to use, practical know-how which they can apply straight away to make better decisions and improve their performance. Established in 2008 and classified as a Non-Departmental Public Body, it supports the following industries: meat and livestock (cattle, sheep and pigs) in England; horticulture, milk and potatoes in Great Britain; and cereals and oilseeds in the UK. AHDB’s remit covers 72 per cent of total UK agricultural output. Further information on AHDB can be found at https://www.ahdb.org.uk

29 October 2021

The announcement of an ‘agreement in principle’ for a future trade deal with New Zealand has heightened concern that British farmers will be undercut by cheap food imports.

27 July 2021

Also called roundworms or eelworms, discover which nematodes harm crops and which support a healthy soil ecosystem.

26 July 2021

These insects are an important indicator of ecosystem health, so it is essential to know which ones are present in your crops.

26 July 2021

Flies (Diptera) are the most numerous insects found on farmland.

12 July 2021

Find out how to identify and monitor wireworms across a wide variety of crops.

12 July 2021

Learn about the life cycle and identification of chafer grubs affecting potatoes and sugar beet.

12 July 2021

Learn about the crop damage caused by the pygmy beetle on sugar beet and how to prevent losses.

12 July 2021

Learn about minor flea beetles, including the Wessex, striped, turnip, adult beet and flax flea beetles.