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  • The Big Brexit Opportunity

    By Tom Hind ‘A new opportunity for UK agriculture’? The Prime Minister has described Brexit as ‘a new opportunity for UK agriculture’. While Brexit will undoubtedly bring significant challenges, there will be opportunities for many, too. Opportunities, by their nature, must be taken. Those who do nothing risk being left behind as the industry moves on. To that end, AHDB has compiled a panel of...

    16 November 2017

  • AHDB launches Potato Data Centre as prices hit three-year low

    Potato growers are invited to discuss the data as ex-farm free-buy prices sit £95 per-tonne lower than the same point last year. AHDB Potatoes will launch Potato Data Centre (PDC) at BP2017 at Harrogate on 22 and 23 November. The tool, which allows growers and those in the supply chain to examine data on price, variety, planted area, market sector and yield, will be available on the AHDB stand at...

    13 November 2017

  • 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