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  • 2019 Storage Workshops

    Sprout Suppression and storage practical advice coming near you in 2019 To support levy-payers in their storage sprout control and store management decision-making, the AHDB will be running a host of regional Knowledge Exchange events tailored to meet your needs and challenges.  Storage specialists from Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research will be on hand to guide you through the fast-paced...

    20 December 2018

  • Share your views on the Safe Haven Scheme

    Seed growers are being asked to share their feedback on potential changes to the scope of the Safe Haven Standards, run by Red Tractor. The standards promote best practice in key areas of seed production to protect the industry against incursions of bacterial ring rot or Dickeya. The review will consider whether the current standards are fit for purpose, as well as identifying potential new areas...

    18 December 2018

  • Next Generation 2018/19 Video Project

    We asked our Next Generation to try out their camera skills at November’s Seed Industry Event at St Andrews, Scotland. The group was split into teams who each had to find creative ways to present a subject from the event workshops in a three-minute video, which were then uploaded on to the AHDB Potatoes YouTube channel and will be judged on production and technical content. You can view the...

    17 December 2018

  • More than a bit on the side: Potatoes campaign big success

    Our hugely successful Potatoes: More than a Bit on the Side campaign was launched in July 2015 in conjunction with Bord Bia, with the aim of re-engaging younger consumers with the potato, demonstrating its health and nutritional virtues, as well as showing modern and contemporary ways in which they can be used to fit in with today’s busy lifestyles. Consumption figures for fresh potatoes have...

    11 December 2018

  • ‘Independent research has never been more important’

    Grower Gateway Newsletter Leader Column - Alistair Redpath As he draws to the end of his three year stint as chair of AHDB Potatoes’ Research and KE committee, seed breeder Alistair Redpath reflects on where the industry stands and AHDB’s role moving forward. “The loss of Diquat is a blow to the industry, and with enforced changes to the formulation of products containing Maleic Hydrazide and...

    7 December 2018

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