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  • Potato yields need to improve, says AHDB chief scientist

      Potato yields need to make a stepped increase to cope with global demand, declared Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) chief scientist Prof Ian Crute at the AHDB Potatoes West Midlands Potato Day (June 8).   Closing the yield gap by translating science into practice is the only way forward, he said at the event, held at Weston-under-Lizard in Staffordshire.   Potatoes are a...

    5 August 2011

  • Potato yields need to improve, says AHDB chief scientist

    Potato yields need to make a stepped increase to cope with global demand, declared Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) chief scientist Prof. Ian Crute at the AHDB Potatoes West Midlands Potato Day. Closing the yield gap by translating science into practice is the only way forward, he said at the event, held at Weston-under-Lizard in Staffordshire. Potatoes are a challenging but...

    27 July 2011

  • Nominations sought for prestigious potato industry award

    AHDB Potatoes is seeking nominations for this year's British Potato Industry Award. The award is presented to an individual recognised for their outstanding contribution to the GB potato industry. Potatoes continue to be a major source of nutrition for the nation, and overall demand has held steady through the recession in all forms from fresh to processed, in the form of chips, crisps and...

    2 August 2011

  • Nominations sought for prestigious potato industry award

    AHDB Potatoes is seeking nominations for this year's British Potato Industry Award.  This prestigious honour is presented to an individual recognised for his or her outstanding contribution to the British 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...

    27 July 2011

  • Storage Bulletin - July 2011

    Getting more from your store At this time of year, the focus in potato stores should be on preparation for the new season. It's probably already too late to make any major changes - such as an insulation upgrade - if these haven't already been organised but there's no harm in making plans for work to be done in 2012, especially as it is a lot easier to see what needs doing when the store is...

    27 July 2011

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