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  • Could you be our next Strategic Farm host?

    We’re looking for two forward-thinking Arable farmers in England who grow either cereals and oilseeds or potatoes to host new AHDB Strategic Farms. Following the success of the Strategic Potato Farm at Elvedon Farms in Thetford, and the positive start to the Cereals & Oilseeds Strategic Farms at Stowmarket, Leamington Spa, we are now looking for a host to build on the legacy and help progress...

    21 November 2018

  • Could you host the next AHDB Strategic Arable Farms?

    Would you like to be at the cutting edge of arable innovation? If so, we are looking for two forward-thinking commercial arable farmers in England: One from East Anglia or the East Midlands who wants to focus on potatoes One from the South-East or South-West who wants to focus on cereals and oilseeds Following the success of the seven current Strategic Arable Farms, we now need two new hosts to...

    13 November 2018

  • Dr Bill Watts to Work with Potato Industry in Wales and the West

    Bill Watts has joined AHDB as Arable Knowledge Exchange Manager (Potatoes) for the West Midlands, South West and Wales. Having recently completed his PhD, Bill has extensive research experience in crop management and is a specialist in potato cyst nematode (PCN) control, which is attributable to in excess of £25 million in losses to the industry each year. Bill has been a regular presenter at...

    18 October 2018

  • Opportunity to inform chlorate and perchlorate regulation proposals

    The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) are currently reviewing the maximum residue levels (MRLs) for chlorate and perchlorate in fresh produce. In order to help inform a UK position on the proposed changes, AHDB are urgently seeking data from the horticulture and potato industry in the UK. It is vital that EFSA gets a proper balance of chlorate and perchlorate fresh produce data from across EU...

  • Red Tractor - Recruiting for fresh produce board

    RECRUITING FOR RED TRACTOR FRESH PRODUCE BOARD – Primary Supplier and Food Service Red Tractor is inviting individuals from Primary Suppliers and the Food Service sector to apply to join the Fresh Produce Sector Board which is responsible for advising on the development of the RT Fresh Produce technical strategy. The current sector board has excellent input from growers, retailers, AHDB Potatoes...

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