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  • Storage Bulletin - May 2015

    SENESCENT SWEETENING As the season progresses, store managers need to be aware of senescent sweetening and ensure their crops do not succumb to this alternative type of sweetening,...

  • Storage Bulletin - March 2015

    UNLOADING   When unloading, try to maintain a status in the store where there is a free air path that allows air to get to the potatoes to do the job of cooling them and then return to the...

  • Storage Bulletin - February 2015

    SEED   At this time of year, seed will be coming out of store and heading to farms for planting. Most seed will be transported in bulk bags or boxes and it is important that, having...

  • Storage Bulletin - January 2015

    TAKE GREAT CARE WITH CIPC – WE NEED IT!   For the 2014/15 storage season, like last year, approval holders have limited the use of CIPC in low temperature stores (those operating at...

  • Storage Bulletin - November 2014

    STRUCTURAL CONDENSATION    As ambient temperatures start to fall, especially at night, the risk of structural condensation within stores increases. There is continual moisture release...

  • Storage Bulletin - October 2014

    AMBIENT AIR SHORTAGE HINDERS COOLING AND DISEASE CONTROL   Despite a week of relatively cool nights, September was one of the warmest and driest on record and early October has continued...

  • Storage Bulletin - September 2014

    www.cipccompliant.co.uk   BE CIPC COMPLIANT: A REMINDER OF NEW LIMITS FOR 2014/15   CIPC remains under Stewardship and further measures to phase usage down to a pan-...

  • Storage Bulletin - July 2014

    Be CIPC Compliant: 2014/15 update   The spotlight remains on CIPC just now following the reporting in June by the Defra Expert Committee on Pesticides Residues in Food (PRiF) of a further...

  • Storage Bulletin - May 2014

    Storage 2020 – the case for uniformity   Sutton Bridge was involved in a leading supply chain meeting last week where storage uniformity was a major topic on the agenda for discussion with...

  • Storage Bulletin - March 2014

    Storage quality   Pectobacterium (soft rot) remains a threat to crops coming out of cold storage as the low temperature suppresses the bacterial disease’s development whilst in the store....

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