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  • AHDB Dorset Conference Highlights Supply Chain Value for farms post Brexit

    This regional conference will address the importance of UK farms being and remaining competitive in the market place and more connected in supply chains.  Aimed at farmers and growers, the day will focus on three essential areas of knowledge (supply chain, cost of production and consumer trends) that will help drive agricultural businesses forward and support growth. Taking place on 27th November...

    2 November 2017

  • New product labels tighten laws further on CIPC application

    The latest changes to CIPC product labels, introducing new requirements for lower application rates, have been confirmed by the CRD (Chemicals Regulation Division). No Fan - No Fog Critically, fans will be required as part of the application process. CIPC must be actively recirculated during application and until the fog has cleared. The Potato Industry CIPC Stewardship Group (PICSG) has been...

    18 October 2017

  • BP2017 seminars to set path for potatoes post-Brexit

    Farmers, researchers and the supply chain are to share the stage during the seminar programme at BP2017 as the potato industry reviews current performance to develop its future. November 22 and 23 marks the first time the biennial event has taken place since the EU referendum, and seminar programme organisers AHDB Potatoes will encourage collaboration as a route to success for the industry. To...

    9 October 2017

  • Spotlight on ‘partnership power’ at the 2017 Agronomists’ Conference

    The 2017 AHDB Agronomists’ Conference will look to strengthen the UK’s ‘partnership culture’ to deliver the flexible agronomic options required during uncertain times. For the second year running, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds will combine forces with AHDB Potatoes and provide evidence-based developments in agronomy. Taking place on 5 to 6 December 2017 at Peterborough Arena, speakers will showcase...

    26 September 2017

  • New £1m partnership to address knowledge gaps in soil biology

    The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) have announced an ambitious new research partnership to develop practical soil biology management guidance. The five-year partnership looks to improve on-farm understanding of soil health by benchmarking current academic and industry knowledge, developing and validating indicators of soil...

    25 September 2017