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  • Knowing your costs and market direction to extract a margin

    Peter Collier, Analyst, Peter.Collier@AHDB.org.uk, 02476478851 Key points: By viewing the market price change along with the accumulating costs of storage, it allows a whole market view...

  • Storage Bulletin - May 2018

    See May's edition of the Storage Bulletin by clicking here

  • Potato Weekly - Friday 25 May 2018

    There were mixed fortunes for free-buy trade this week. Bag market trade increased with the spring bank holiday around the corner. However, packing movement was largely on contract. 2018 planting is...

  • Potato Weekly - Friday 18 May 2018

    Continued good weather has aided planting this week, with some 2018 crop being harvested in the South and Cheshire. Packing markets have generally seen a quieter week than bag markets with prices...

  • How the potato industry should respond to reduced fluazinam sensitivity in late blight

    Knowledge Exchange Manager, Claire Hodge discusses new guidance on how the potato industry should respond to reduced fluazinam sensitivity in late Blight populations By Claire Hodge Funded...

  • Soil type an important factor in tuber greening

    Planting depth and soil type are two of the most significant factors when it comes to in-field tuber greening. These were two of the main findings from a research project completed by Dr Simon Smart...

  • Measuring and managing soil health

    Do you know how to tell if your soil is healthy or if it needs a boost? Audrey Litterick, Earthcare Technical, gets to grips with methods for measuring soil health Many farmers and growers are...

  • Potato Weekly- Friday 11 May 2018

    A week of good weather has seen planting progress well in most areas, with Arrow and Swift in some regions not far off lifting. Old crop prices have seen support, although some markets remain flat...

  • NEPG predicts increased plantings in 2018, despite year of low prices

    Aidan Wright, Analyst, aidan.wright@ahdb.org.uk, 02476 478 894 According to its latest press release, the NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) has estimated that the planted area of...

  • Potato Weekly- Friday 4 May 2018

    Another week of generally poor planting conditions for most, although progress varies widely depending on local circumstances. Forecast warm, sunny weather should allow for good progress over the...

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