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  • Potato Weekly - 8 March 2019

    Early planting continued at a much slower rate amidst high levels of rain in some areas. Export demand continued to rise for top quality supplies this week, with Belgium continuing to purchase frying...

  • Potato Weekly - 1 March 2019

    Planting continued to make good progress across Pembrokeshire and southern England. Firm export demand continued this week, with Belgium in particular looking for quality frying material in the face...

  • <span><a href="/publications/ahdb-research-focuses-reducing-potato-sprouting-stores-without-cipc">AHDB research focuses on reducing potato sprouting in stores without CIPC</a></span>

    AHDB research focuses on reducing potato sprouting in stores without CIPC

    In future potato growers will have to rely on a mix of products to limit potato sprouting in stores. Currently CIPC is used as a sprout suppressant on more than 80 per cent of potatoes stored in...

  • Potato Weekly - 22 February 2019

    As February continues, demand for the free-buy market continued at muted levels in most sectors. The majority of movement continued to take place under contract. Demand for exports from the continent...

  • Potato Weekly - 15 February 2019

    As February progresses, demand in the free-buy market remains subdued. Contracted movement continues to dominate trade. Export markets have seen continued strong demand. Processors on the continent...

  • TuberTALK - Winter 2018/19

    Out now: Tough year for growers, but retail sales are up Next Generation group show star quality Tools for PCN control New blight strains closely watched Three page storage special...

  • Potato Weekly - 08 February 2019

    Domestic demand for potatoes saw no notable increase in the first week of February, with contracted supplies still dominating. Prices remain quality dependent, with demand still better for best...

  • Making a habit of regularly monitoring your store

    As we move into the long-term storage season, it is important to maintain all round vigilance in stores. From temperature to diseases, regular monitoring and visual checks are necessary to identify...

  • Sprout suppression series: 3) Maleic Hydrazide

    We continue with our series on alternatives to CIPC for controlling sprouting in stores. In the last two issues of the Storage Bulletin, we focused on ethylene and spearmint oil. This month, we are...

  • Potato Weekly - 01 February 2019

    As January comes to a close trade remained muted, despite increased availability of reported supply. Passive demand for both chipping and packing supplies dampened prices, conforming to seasonal...

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