You are here

All News

Pages

  • Opportunity to join AHDB Potatoes

    AHDB Potatoes is seeking a Technical Executive to work with Potato Industry levy payers and stakeholders in Scotland to communicate the results of new R&D.    The Technical Executive for Scotland will have responsibility for planning and delivery of a number of knowledge campaigns which engender changes in attitudes, behaviour and practice which are beneficial to the Potato industry. It is...

    11 May 2012

  • Correction to ‘Preventing Common Scab’ article

    There was an error in the article entitled ‘Preventing Common Scab’ published in the latest edition of Tubertalk. We apologise for any confusion this may have caused.    With the recent dry weather, where possible, growers should try to ensure they have sufficient water to undertake a targeted, effectively managed irrigation programme to meet the specification of their target market, advises...

    11 May 2012

  • Results from Potatoes in Practice 2011 now online

    The results from last year’s field trials and demonstrations from Potatoes in Practice are now online at www.potato.org.uk/events/potatoes-practice.    This important industry event offers growers the opportunity to see the impact of best practice advice and scientific developments in the industry by hosting a number of trials and demonstrations, including those aimed at mechanical and chemical...

    10 May 2012

  • Tackling the threat of non-endemic pests and diseases

    Overseas potato pest and disease threats can become reality,  so growers should take responsibility for helping to prevent them entering Britain, says AHDB Potatoes head of seed and export, Robert Burns.    A special workshop by the Australian AUSVEG consultant Kevin Clayton-Greene will take place at World Potato Congress in Edinburgh on May 27-30 (www.wpc2012.net).   “This workshop is a unique...

    10 May 2012

  • PepsiCo’s David Wilkinson calls for wider collaboration in supply chain

    There must be more collaboration and innovation throughout the supply chain and beyond to meet the financial and sustainability challenges the potato industry faces. That’s a key message David Wilkinson intends to deliver to his audience at this year’s World Potato Congress in Edinburgh at the end of May (www.wpc2012.net).    “The cost of every input – energy, fertiliser, water, good quality...

    10 May 2012

Pages