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  • Maleic Hydrazide re-approved by EU but…

    The European Union (EU) has renewed the approval of the plant growth regulator Maleic Hydrazide (MH), however new regulatory requirements will now apply to all products containing MH. MH products are used on potatoes for sprout suppression and volunteer control. In accordance with EU regulations, MH products are now required to contain lower levels of hydrazine in order to meet tightening...

    29 November 2018

  • Could you be our next Strategic Farm host?

    We’re looking for two forward-thinking Arable farmers in England who grow either cereals and oilseeds or potatoes to host new AHDB Strategic Farms. Following the success of the Strategic Potato Farm at Elvedon Farms in Thetford, and the positive start to the Cereals & Oilseeds Strategic Farms at Stowmarket, Leamington Spa, we are now looking for a host to build on the legacy and help progress...

    21 November 2018

  • 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

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