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Grower Gateway - Issue 1, 2014

Publication Date: 
3 February 2014

Secure your space for the Storage 2020 International Potato Conference

Next month over 200 growers, packers, processors, retailers, researchers, specialists, consultants, and international visitors are expected to attend the Storage 2020 International Conference at Peterborough Arena. Read more...

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New plant health risk register

January 20th saw the launch of Defra’s Plant Health Risk Register, which is now publicly available.The Plant Health Risk Register represents a major step in implementing the recommendations of the independent Task Force on Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity. Read more...

Time to engage in governments’ water abstraction reform

Environment minister Dan Rogerson recently launched a government consultation on abstraction reform to the 50-year-old licensing system. Water use and supply is an essential factor in potato crop production and AHDB Potatoes urges the industry to take a pro-active approach to ensure security of supply. Read more...

Seed potato health vital for growers – and the entire industry

With growers becoming increasingly aware of the significance of plant health and bio-security, the seed potato team at AHDB Potatoes have been working hard with plant health authorities to encourage the potato industry to grow only healthy seed potatoes. Read more...

Do you know how to distinguish and control Alternaria, or early blight?

Although not in the same league as late blight, it is important to understand the potentially damaging effects of Alternaria. Read more...


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