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  • Negotiating and Influencing Skills course

    This course aims to build and develop existing skills to achieve positive outcomes when influencing and negotiating agreements with staff, suppliers or customers. It will enable participants to confidently prepare and manage discussions which lead to win-win outcomes. Date Venue 10th December 2014 Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 7th January 2015 Crewe, Cheshire 8th January 2015 Boroughbridge,...

    28 November 2014

  • Calling all North West potato growers

    North West potato growers, advisors and agronomists will meet in Aston, Runcorn, 24 June, 2014 to get the latest technical information at AHDB Potatoes Cheshire Potato event.   Host farmers Andrew and Steve Shaw are opening their farm gates to growers who are serious about a long-term future in the potato industry.   Following registration from 16.30, Dr Rob Clayton, Director of AHDB Potatoes...

    4 June 2014

  • AHDB Potatoes new Chair calls for potato Industry Award 2014 nominations

    AHDB Potatoes is inviting industry’s nominations for this year's British Potato Industry Award (BPIA). This prestigious honour is awarded to individuals recognised for their outstanding contribution to the GB potato industry. AHDB Potatoes continues to support the industry’s front-runners in marketing, innovation, research and development, and by presenting this award, it recognises the...

    23 May 2014

  • New leadership at AHDB Potatoes

    Fiona Fell has taken on the challenging and exciting role of Chairman of AHDB Potatoes and member of the AHDB Board. Now based in Northumberland, she comes from a farming family in Worcestershire. Whilst a partner in the family farm, Fiona trained and worked as a vet in mixed practice. Chairing the R&KT Committee, Fiona has served on the AHDB Potatoes Board as an Independent Member since 2008...

    2 April 2014

  • New research call for slug control

    New research call for slug control as AHDB flags up potential £100 million annual cost to industry   Work by AHDB’s crop divisions has estimated that a lack of slug control products could potentially cost UK crop production £100 million annually.   To help sustain UK crop production, AHDB has revealed plans to invest in a programme of slug research by combining £300,000 of levy funds with...

    10 March 2014