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  • Key date for seed industry diary

    The 2010 Seed Industry Event is taking place on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at Crieff Hydro, near Perth, Scotland. Organised by the AHDB Potatoes, the 2010 Seed Industry Event is the dedicated event for seed growers, colleagues and contacts – addressing critical issues affecting the GB industry and global perspectives. This keynote event goes from strength to strength and will be sponsored in...

    4 August 2011

  • CHANNEL 4 What Goes In Your Basket Coverage

    CHANNEL 4 What Goes In Your Basket Coverage

    4 August 2011

  • Diary dates, events and meetings

    May 26, 2010: West Midlands Potato Day, Tibberton Manor Farm, Newport, Shropshire June 24, 2010: South East Potato Day, Quex Barn, Birchington, Kent May 27 – 29, 2010: The Europatat Annual Congress is the premier event for the European Potato Trade.  Co-sponsored by the AHDB Potatoes, the British Potato Trade Association (BPTA) will host the 2010 Congress in Edinburgh, the first time that this...

    2 August 2011

  • Food, energy and the future of farming – new website

    According to the new Farming Futures website, 51% of vegetable and potato growers say they are experiencing the effects of climate change now and nearly 62% say they expect to feel it in the next ten years. Many growers are already aware of the Farming Futures initiative that focuses on the potential impacts of climate change. The new website includes links to each of the different...

    2 August 2011

  • Dickeya

    Strict new measures in Scotland to keep seed potatoes free of the aggressive blackleg pathogen Dickeya solani are now up and running. A zero-tolerance strategy for potato crops and heightened powers for crop inspectors are the key measures aimed at protecting the country’s high health status for potato production - and its valuable markets. D solani is a new bacterial pathogen that first...

    2 August 2011

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