Vote on the future of AHDB Potatoes
Have your voice heard. Should the Potatoes levy continue?
Nicholas Saphir, AHDB Chair
A ‘Yes’ vote means
• KEEPING independent storage research, agronomy and crop protection work
• MORE levy-payer say on what we deliver for you and reduced costs...
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Just interested in finding out some info really, as we seem to be finding the quality of edible potatoes extremely poor locally, and we do not want to revert to buying supermarket supplied..
Therefore, why would local farm shops supply 'Spalding Lincolnshire Potatoes' vs local produce in...
Written by Lydia Turner
Following the results of the AHDB horticulture vote this week, a ballot is now running for levy payers to vote on the whether the potato levy should continue.
The ballot opens today and will run until the 17th March.
AHDB are appealing to voters to favour a yes result...
No, not a political thread per se but our freedom hasn't half caused some issues .........
Just since Jan 1st on this farm:
1) Deal to send 60 pedigree heifers to N Ireland ....... no deal because there are no lairage facilities on either side of the water for a physical vet inspection prior...
Anyone have an old Ransome trip potato Ridger lying about
Looking to make up a 5 row model needs to be the trip leg type
Even 2 complete bodies with trip mechanism without frame would do as I have a 3 row in stock
this ones a bit of a shock
300 jobs at stake
being at the mercy of the supermarkets i guess
@slim shiny - any word on the street ?
Every job posting I ever see requires experience. I get machinery these days is very expensive but why cant I try something new? Spending my evenings after work enquiring about a career change. 95 percent of the time not even a response. Starting to think its impossible to get back into farming...
Ok so just back from getting the jab - pfizer i believe, didn't hurt :) rather quick process except for the 15 minute post injection wait , weirdly they only tell you about potential side effects in the literature give after the jab itself. Was rather supposed by a real community spirit and how...
Written by Lydia Turner
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB) funded education schemes reached more students than ever in 2020, as the nation took to home learning in response to the pandemic.
Last year, almost half a million (459,609) educators downloaded just over 1.4...
I might just be doing something wrong but i have some parts of operating thaat should be much simpler!
When your tanking slurry we all like to travel on the road in drive, but you cant set the hand throttle in drive even if you put it in neutral. So you pull into the yard back up to the store...
Managing pesticide resistance in potato crops - a focus on digital tools
About this Event
Join this free 60-minute online webinar to learn about the new digital tools impacting pesticide usage across the potato production sector.
Please click here to find out more
Date: Tuesday 16th...
249: Potatoes Special: Keeping positive during challenging times
Written by AHDB
In this episode Claire Hodge, Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager (Scotland) speaks with her guests about mental health and tips for maintaining positivity.
In the first part of this episode we speak to Jim Reid...
It is widely reported and accepted that nitrogen fertiliser is damaging to soil biology. It is suggested that long term no tillers are reducing their N use ( I’ve been told of one estate now growing wheat with 100kg N where recently they were using 200 kg). Have any long term no tillers seen...
Recently got a new gen 6 936. Just wanting users opinion on adblu usage as it seems to like a drink.
currently it’s using 10.5 % of fuel use. This seems a lot to me on relatively light work at the moment. I’ll have it on a deep ripper next week but slightly concerned how much it will use on...
We have 14t Bailey root crops are present and find the unladen weight of over 6.5t plenty enough. Maybe they are over engineered for carrying potatoes and corn as that what we use them for.
Does anyone know who would make a lighter weight root crop ? It would be better for us not to be pulling...
Written by cpm
Download PDF Nematodes and late blight are two of the big problems facing potato growers. CPM catches up on the latest research seeking to understand their dynamics and the regulatory changes that may affect agronomy decisions in 2021. The vast majority of soil nematodes are...
Written by John Swire
National potato supplier Branston has announced that Richard Fell has joined the prepared team as managing director, to facilitate the company’s growth plans.
This appointment supports Branston’s planned investment of £12m to expand its prep factory, in order to provide...
What size narrow wheels are people using on 4000l 28m trailed sprayers? There for a Knight eua if anyone has some? I would run on the 710s it’s on all year but I can’t see some of the people we spray liking that idea. We have the narrow wheels for the tractor already.