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  • Potato Weekly - 15 November 2019

    Heavy rain continues to cause severe lifting issues across much of the country. Crops that are still in the ground are sitting in saturated soils. Price increases have been seen in many...

  • Potato Weekly - 08 November 2019

    Lifting has been very slow this week, with minimal progress being made by many. Further rainfall is forecast over the weekend for much of the country and will continue to hinder lifting progress....

  • Potato Weekly - 01 November 2019

    Although progress is being made lifting, remains slow on heavier land. With further rainfall forecast over the weekend lifting these fields is likely to remain difficult, and some crop may be left...

  • Potato Weekly - 25 October 2019

    Lifting progress has been better this week, especially for those on lighter land. Although progress has been made, significant concerns remain for crops still underwater with more rain ...

  • Sprout Suppression Series: Orange Oil

    This is the last in our series of sprout suppressants featured in recent bulletins. Orange oil has EU Annex 1 listing and is currently undergoing registration in Europe. Naturally found in orange...

  • Storage risk management: are you asking the right questions?

    Here are some of the problems being reported from the present harvest: Wet crop entering store Black dot Rots Virus Variable size Growth cracking Bruising Excess soil Blight...

  • Potato Weekly - 18 October 2019

    Lifting progress is varied, for those on lighter land lifting has resumed after a few days of dry weather. There are significant worries for those with crop still in the ground in areas which...

  • Potato Weekly - 11 October 2019

    Lifting continued where the weather permitted, with many lifting on lighter soils throughout the week. The North-West continued to have major difficulties, with wet soils hampering attempts to get...

  • Potato Weekly - 04 October 2019

    Scattered heavy rainfall hampered lifting across the UK this week. Those on lighter soils were able to make progress midway through the week. With further rainfall forecast in many areas over the...

  • Potato Weekly - 27 September 2019

    Plans to lift into store have been delayed this week by heavy rainfall across GB. In some regions this has temporarily tightened supplies, with growers unable to get the crop out of the ground....

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