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  • Could you host the next AHDB Strategic Arable Farms?

    Would you like to be at the cutting edge of arable innovation? If so, we are looking for two forward-thinking commercial arable farmers in England: One from East Anglia or the East Midlands who wants to focus on potatoes One from the South-East or South-West who wants to focus on cereals and oilseeds Following the success of the seven current Strategic Arable Farms, we now need two new hosts to...

    13 November 2018

  • AHDB Market Intelligence - Help us deliver what you need!

    Please can we have 10 minutes of your time to share your views on AHDB’s market information? We want to ensure what we deliver is as useful to you as possible. While we must adhere to certain processes to ensure our data is robust and balanced, if you think there are improvements we can make to how we present information, we’d love to hear about it. Please complete this short online survey about...

    16 October 2018

  • Bill Watts Joins the AHDB Arable Knowledge Exchange Team

    My Background. I am from Shropshire in the West Midlands, on the Welsh border. My family has a 30-acre smallholding where we produce Welsh Black cattle and Suffolk sheep. I was educated in North East Shropshire in a potato growing area. My interest in the arable sector originates from work experience I undertook at Masstock (now Agrii) in Ludlow in 2004-5, and this led to me enrolling on the BSc...

    15 October 2018

  • Tuber Talk: Jolly good fellows

    The industry is beginning to benefit from the work of AHDB’s first research fellowships. Three research fellows were funded in 2015 – all experts who completed their doctorates on subjects of importance to the potato industry; for example, pest control, who might have ordinarily moved into other fields. Working on the advice of growers and others who contribute to our board and research...

    22 October 2018

  • Tuber Talk: Strategic Potato Farm end of season results

    We had over 600 people attend our Open Days and Field Walks up and down the UK over the season. With advice from industry experts in what turned out to be a difficult year - here’s the lowdown from each of our five Strategic Potato Farms. SPot West  SPot West’s 2018 programme has focussed on chemical control of PCN and Rhizoctonia as growers and agronomists met at Heal Farms, Shropshire.  Dr...

    22 October 2018

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