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  • Farmers add Farmbench to their toolbox as changes lie ahead

    After the first day of Brexit negotiations, David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, attributed a quote to Winston Churchill: “The pessimist sees challenge in every opportunity, while the optimist sees opportunity in every challenge”. We can be certain of one thing that lies ahead; change. Whether you expect to be dealing with challenges, taking advantage of new...

    4 August 2017

  • More than a bit on the side takes centre stage

    Our consumer marketing team launched the fourth advertising burst for the successful Potatoes: More Than a Bit on the Side in July. The campaign has proved successful among its target audience since its launch in 2015. This period of activity is designed to build on that success with print and outdoor display advertisements in London added to the publications targeted throughout the campaign,...

    4 August 2017

  • New water resource management capital grants available

    New water resource management capital grants available for the construction of on-farm reservoirs  in England to improve farm productivity through more efficient use of water for irrigation and secure water supplies for crop irrigation. Available through the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Countryside Productivity scheme, Arable and horticultural businesses can apply for water...

    1 August 2017

  • An Introduction to UK Agriculture

    Our Consumer Insight Team recently produced this Introduction to UK Agriculture document for Nuffield Triennial Conference. The document is packed with facts and figures about our national farming industry. We are sahring it with you as it may be usful for those working with the local community, schools or businesses. Please download the PDF below to have a read

    11 July 2017

  • WEBINAR: Planted area estimate and Brexit update

    The first chance to hear AHDB Potatoes respected GB planted area estimate, will be at a free to attend interactive webinar at 12.30pm on 26th June Our planted area estimate is produced using anonymised and agregated data from Levy Payer's return forms, which is analysed through an ISO controlled process. The end result is robust, independent data, to which our Market Intelligence team will add...

    9 June 2017