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Neonicotinoids: Defra ‘considered all options’

Defra says it considered all the alternatives before granting permission for neonicotinoid pesticide treatments to be used on the 2022 sugar beet crop.

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Potato supplier delivers 5m meals to food banks

Potato supplier Albert Bartlett has reached the major milestone of redistributing the equivalent of five million meals through its partnership with FareShare.

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How military technology is reducing potato waste

Advances in crop sensing using militaray technology have seen a major leap towards eliminating potato food waste.

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Illegal potato seed threat

Potato growers are being warned to ensure any seed stocks planted this spring are properly certified and from a reputable source.

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Biox-M Technical Handbook

BIOX-M is a sprout inhibitor for the post-harvest treatment of ware potatoes.

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Power company working with British Sugar to keep workers safe

Two of Suffolk’s largest employers have joined forces together to drive home the life-saving message of staying safe around electricity.

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Storage facility maintains crop quality throughout season

A Shropshire potato grower is reaping the rewards after building his own on-farm store for the crop – rather than sending it direct from field to processor.

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Metaldehyde guidelines must be followed, growers told

Potato growers using metaldehyde slug pellets this spring are being reminded to follow stewardship guidelines and keep the active ingredient out of watercourses.

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Seed potato exporters take action after Brexit devastates business

The UK and Brussels are being urged to resolve their differences on seed potato exports – so shipments can resume to and from the European Union.

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Crop Systems invests further in Norfolk factory

Potato storage specialists Crop Systems says it is responding to a major growth in the sector with further investment at its factory at Happisburgh, Norfolk.

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