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Storage Snippets - March 2019

Publication Date: 
22 March 2019

Update from Potato Industry CIPC Stewardship Group. A statement from the group has been releases, stressing the need for staying up-to-date with the latest regulatory developments around  CIPC and potential temporary MRL, and technical knowledge being generated at Sutton Bridge. Full statement here.

Sprout suppressant update: videos & podcast. AHDB has released its first potato podcast! Listen to Adrian Cunnington and Laura Bouvet discussing a post-CIPC scenario and what the future holds for sprout control. Prefer a video? Watch Adrian Cunnington and Rob Clayton providing a more in-depth update.

Latest Potato Stock figures down almost a quarter on last year. The poor 2018 growing season has had an impact on 2019 stoke figures, with stock levels held by British growers down by 24 % (1.84 Mt). Read the full story here.

Rodenticide stewardship. Permanent baiting on farm has declined by 2 % between 2015 and 2017, according to an independent study commissioned following the introduction of the UK. Rodenticide Stewardship Regime in 2016. Press release here.

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