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  • Targeted slug treatment receives fresh investment

    Targeted treatment techniques for slugs will be refined, thanks to continued investment by AHDB. The fresh injection of funds will help develop approaches to predict where slug patches are most likely to form in arable fields. Read the full story at ahdb.org.uk/news* *We will shortly be closing this website, all content is available on the new main AHDB account www.ahdb.org.uk 

    11 September 2019

  • Brits favour no flavour

    Despite the vast array of creative flavours lining the crisp aisles, its plain old ready salted that Brits favour above all others. From Morrison’s Chipotle Pulled Pork BBQ to M&S’ Scottish Langoustines with Dill and Lemon, innovation in the industry has led to an explosion of flavour combinations. In fact, more than 400 are now on offer to consumers. Read the full story at ahdb.org.uk/news...

    11 September 2019

  • AHDB Potatoes funds one-to-one storage advice amidst changes

    The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has launched its new Storage Network, as part of an £800,000 fund ring-fenced for sprout suppression and storage support. Potato Store Managers from levy-paying businesses will be able to call on the network for a site visit and one-to-one advice, delivered by independent advisors who have received training and information from AHDB...

    6 June 2019

  • Summer/Autumn Events Preview

    There are more events for you to attend this year than ever before, offering you a chance to discuss key subjects with independent experts, AHDB team members and other growers. You can find the right event for you via our new events portal. Where you can search by sector and/or location and register direct from the website. Events Exhibitions, large field events and conferences Yorkshire Variety...

    5 June 2019

  • Planting declarations now online only

    Your statutory planting return must be made via the online portal this year. Support will be available to all growers who need it, either over the phone or face to face in your own farm office. Jack Atkins, Levy Assistant, said: “The change will bring several cost savings and benefits. The online system is quick, efficient and is the most secure way to handle personal and financial data. “Smooth...

    3 April 2019

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