Potatoes

4 March 2021

AHDB is continuing its Scotland-based Strategic Potato Farm activity as it enters the second year of the project with seed potato grower Jim Reid.

4 March 2021

Our benchmarking team have been working with potato growers, to help them get to know their cost of production better as well as earning themselves points for the Tesco QVIS scheme

2 March 2021

This is the third in what is becoming a very popular series of potato themed webinars based around soil health, rotation, machinery practices and new approaches to improving and maintaining the health of soil which is used for growing potatoes.

26 February 2021

Tips on seed decanting, airflow circulation, and temperature pull down.

17 March 2021

This webinar discusses management of soil borne pests and pathogens with the focus on Rhizoctonia.

23 February 2021

Vydate 10G will no longer be available to growers following an unsuccessful application for emergency authorisation

5 February 2021

In a previous blog our head of export trade development for potatoes Patrick Hughes spoke of the importance of the EU market to seed potato growers and how he was hoping for a rapid resolution to the prohibition on UK exports to the Continent. In this week’s blog he updates us on the latest developments for the sector.

17 February 2021

The third in the series of potato themed webinars based around soil health, rotation, machinery practices and new approaches to improving and maintain the health of soil which is used for growing potatoes.

2 February 2021

Leading scientists explain how AHDB funding has progressed pest and disease control strategies for potatoes

2 February 2021

Late blight remains the single most important potato disease, costing the industry an estimated £50m annually in crop protection chemicals in a typical blight pressure season. Supporting the industry to help prevent and control this disease is one of our key priorities at AHDB Potatoes, through our Blightwatch and Fight Against Blight services.

2 February 2021

Connecting the potato industry to leading research specialists for beneficial innovation

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