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  • How can we tackle volatility? AHDB launches new project to find the answers

    What can the UK food and farming industry do to address the enormous challenge of managing market volatility? AHDB has brought people together from across the industry to address this question.

  • AHDB launches new project to address growing market volatility

    What can the UK food and farming industry do to address the enormous challenge of managing market volatility? AHDB has brought people together from across the industry to address this question.

  • ‘Poppy Box’ potato sales target smashed: £14k windfall for armed forces community

    A FRESH produce partnership have smashed their annual Poppy Appeal fundraising target – donating more than £14,000 to The Royal British Legion from sales of their signature Mint salad potatoes. Nationwide Produce PLC and Suffolk-based potato growers Three Musketeers Ltd pledged to give the armed forces community charity 50p from every box sold throughout the three-week appeal, and set an original...

  • New bacteria main cause of blackleg in Dutch seed potatoes

    Farmers Weekly Test results have confirmed a major shift in the bacterial species causing blackleg in Dutch seed potatoes, with a new species being found in two-thirds of seed crops investigated. Blackleg is a soft rot caused by a number of different bacteria which include pectobacterium and dickeya species and can lead to severe in store losses. See also: Tips on breaking the potato blackleg...

  • Welsh potato growers get latest AHDB know-how

    Over 50 Welsh potato growers gathered at the County Showground in Pembrokeshire, 14 January, to get the latest AHDB knowledge and tools to support their businesses. “More than 1,500 hectares of potatoes are grown in Wales each year”, said organiser and AHDB technical executive, Hannah Goodwin. “That’s why it’s important AHDB comes to the area and we’re really grateful that Puffin Produce have...

    25 January 2016

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