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  • Epitrix beetle: update and advice

    Epitrix is a very damaging potato pest from North America that is now established in Spain and Portugal. Imported potatoes from these countries represents a real and present threat to the GB potato industry. The threat posed by this pest and the measures that are being taken will be of interest to all those in the GB potato industry.  Latest Epitrix update: Consultation on strengthened protection...

    10 February 2016

  • AHDB to lead new crop nutrition manual (RB209)

    The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is leading a new consortium of partners in a flagship industry project to bring the very latest in nutrient research to UK farmers. AHDB has committed £95,000 to independently review information in the current Fertiliser Manual (RB209) as well as nutrient management research released since the eighth edition of RB209 was last published by...

    5 June 2015

  • Our new name

    Look out for our new name AHDB Potatoes, and our new logo going live next week.

    2 June 2015

  • AHDB announces Smart Agriculture 2015

    Sharing knowledge and innovative technology #SmartAg20158th September 2015 ICC, Birmingham The application of smart technologies in agriculture is nothing new but in order for industry to thrive it must look across the fence and see what technologies other industries are developing and what opportunities they present. To address this, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has...

    13 May 2015

  • Farming and Water Facing the future together

    AHDB Potatoes head of R&D, Mike Storey has contributed to an expert group led by the Global Food Security programme to prepare a report on ‘water quantity’ for the UK Water Research and Innovation Partnership (UKWRIP) - the recommendations of which have fed into the synthesis report – The report studies the links between...

    1 May 2015