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  • Sprout control – where are we now?

    Three months on since the announcement that CIPC will lose its authorisation on 8 January 2020, we take a look at the situation for store managers as it stands. Read the full story at ahdb.org.uk/news* *We will shortly be closing this website, all content is available on the new main AHDB account www.ahdb.org.uk 

    19 September 2019

  • Targeted slug treatment receives fresh investment

    Targeted treatment techniques for slugs will be refined, thanks to continued investment by AHDB. The fresh injection of funds will help develop approaches to predict where slug patches are most likely to form in arable fields. Read the full story at ahdb.org.uk/news* *We will shortly be closing this website, all content is available on the new main AHDB account www.ahdb.org.uk 

    11 September 2019

  • Brits favour no flavour

    Despite the vast array of creative flavours lining the crisp aisles, its plain old ready salted that Brits favour above all others. From Morrison’s Chipotle Pulled Pork BBQ to M&S’ Scottish Langoustines with Dill and Lemon, innovation in the industry has led to an explosion of flavour combinations. In fact, more than 400 are now on offer to consumers. Read the full story at ahdb.org.uk/news...

    10 September 2019

  • Measuring alternative desiccants at SPot South

    This was the third and final open day at Dillington Farms, AHDB’s Strategic Potato Farm, South. There were more than 60 growers and agronomists in attendance, despite it falling on a dry day during a wet start to August. Ollie Blackburn, Farm Manager at Dillington, said the trials programme in their final season as hosts had been of interest to local growers because it had covered topical issues...

    1 September 2019

  • Fight Against Blight and our site

    Growers have seen mixed fortunes in the weather this August, which has been keeping scouts and the blight team at the James Hutton Institute very busy. A sustained period of wet weather in Scotland has triggered challenging conditions, with a high number of samples sent into the Hutton despite the use of some robust spray programmes. Large parts of England and Wales have also seen high blight...

    3 September 2019

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