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  • Agri-Tech Catalyst

    The opportunity Agricultural science and technology is one of the world’s fastest-growing and exciting markets, driven by global challenges: a rising population rapid development of emerging economies shortages of land, water and energy. The Agri-Tech Catalyst The vision of the Government’s new UK strategy for agricultural technologies ( publications/uk-agricultural-...

    4 November 2013

  • Educating children about healthy, sustainable food: Integrating the curriculum with potatoes

    The Grow Your Own Potatoes (GYOP) project is aimed at 5 to 11 year olds (Key Stage 1 & 2), and has benefitted over one million children since 2004.  In 2012, 14,600 primary schools registered to take part, equating to 65% of the total number of primary schools in GB. Schools that request to take part receive a free growing kit, given by the seed industry, containing everything they need to...

    13 July 2012

  • Joint project shows value of good soil

      When pressed to produce more with less, the trick is to make the most of what you’ve got. A basic but increasingly vital asset for farmers is soil; as world demand for food rises, so does the importance of managing soil quality.   That’s why the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has teamed up with Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) to support the expertise and hard efforts of...

    5 July 2012

  • Search is on for prestigious potato industry award winner

      AHDB Potatoes is seeking nominations for this year's British Potato Industry Award; This prestigious honour is presented to an individual recognised for their outstanding contribution to the GB potato industry. AHDB Potatoes continues to back progressive moves by leaders in the fields of marketing, innovation, and research and development who satisfy this demand.  By presenting this award it...

    28 June 2012

  • An overview of the role of potatoes in the UK diet

    AHDB Potatoes have drawn together scientific research on the nutrition of potatoes and their contribution to the national diet. A summary document of the research can be found here: An Overview of the role of potatoes in the UK diet    

    11 May 2012