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  • Storage Bulletin - December 2015

    CHRISTMAS SURPRISES?             At this time of the year it may be nice to receive one or two surprises for Christmas but a store going wrong is not one of them...

  • Storage Bulletin - August 2015

    New CIPC labels for 2015/16 released Further statutory product label changes to chlorpropham (CIPC) were announced in July. CIPC is an essential tool to control sprouting and is applied to about 2...

  • Storage Bulletin - July 2015

    StoreCheck+: an enhanced audit service for your stores Following the successful launch of our StoreCheck audit service last year, when audits were conducted on over 40 stores around the...

  • Storage Bulletin - June 2015

    AHDB POTATOES – THE NEW NAME FOR POTATO COUNCIL On 10 June, AHDB moved to a simplified family of brands for its activities across agriculture and horticulture. Research and promotional work for...

  • 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...

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