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  • 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...

  • AHDB Market Intelligence - Help us deliver what you need!

    Please can we have 10 minutes of your time to share your views on AHDB’s market information? We want to ensure what we deliver is as useful to you as possible. While we must adhere to certain processes to ensure our data is robust and balanced, if you think there are improvements we can make to how we present information, we’d love to hear about it. Please complete this short online survey about...

    16 October 2018

  • Bill Watts Joins the AHDB Arable Knowledge Exchange Team

    My Background. I am from Shropshire in the West Midlands, on the Welsh border. My family has a 30-acre smallholding where we produce Welsh Black cattle and Suffolk sheep. I was educated in North East Shropshire in a potato growing area. My interest in the arable sector originates from work experience I undertook at Masstock (now Agrii) in Ludlow in 2004-5, and this led to me enrolling on the BSc...

    15 October 2018

  • Tuber Talk: Jolly good fellows

    The industry is beginning to benefit from the work of AHDB’s first research fellowships. Three research fellows were funded in 2015 – all experts who completed their doctorates on subjects of importance to the potato industry; for example, pest control, who might have ordinarily moved into other fields. Working on the advice of growers and others who contribute to our board and research...

    22 October 2018

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