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  • Technical in-field workshops to be held at North of England Potato Day

    Damage awareness is one of the key topics to be discussed at the North of England Potato Day to be held at Headley Hill Farm, Tadcaster, Yorkshire on September 4. The strong line-up of speakers will include Eric Anderson from Scottish Agronomy, Barry Baker of Grimme, who will be discussing the challenges posed this year by the difficult weather conditions and how growers can best tackle them. “If...

    3 September 2012

  • Progressive Potato Farming conference

    After an incredibly challenging season for potato growers, the ADAS Syngenta 2012 Potato Conference and Exhibition is perfectly timed to provide the essential new technical innovation and marketing inspiration for all growers, agronomists and potato industry specialists. Taking place on Thursday 22 November at Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire, the Potato Conference and Exhibition will tackle...

    20 August 2012

  • Jerry Knox to speak of lessons from the wettest drought at East of England Potato Day

    Jerry Knox from Cranfield University will discuss the lessons learnt from the wettest drought in history at the East of England Potato Day to be held at Frederick Hiam, Tuddenham, Bury St Edmunds on August 30. Dr Knox will be examining how the economics of irrigation are changing and what growers should consider in terms of improving irrigation management and learning how to cope with climate...

    14 August 2012

  • World Potato Congress 2012 Coverage

    View Continent Reports from WPC2012 View Presentations from WPC2012 View Technical Posters from WPC2012 View Video Presentations from WPC2012   News coverage of WPC2012 Beddington calls for 'climate smart farming'The government's chief scientist delivered what he called a 'gloomy, frightening but optimistic' presentation of the world's food and natural resource challenges at the opening of the...

    29 May 2012

  • Sustainable, Healthy Diets: Potatoes

    AHDB Potatoes have brought together factual information about the sustainability of the Potato industry, it can be found here: /sites/default/files/imce/EW%20sustainable%20healthy%20diets%20May%202012%20FINAL_0.pdf

    25 May 2012