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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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How to gain from the latest sorting technologies

How potato growers and processors can gain from the latest sorting technologies.

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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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Robust blight strategy vital to tackle pesticide resistance

Pesticide resistance and the withdrawal of key chemicals could leave growers with just eight ways to combat potato blight, say scientists.

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UK seed potatoes are exported to more than 50 countries worldwide – but shipments to the EU are still significant.

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Resistance and tolerance to potato cyst nematode will be examined in one of five trials confirmed for the eastern region’s Strategic Potato (SPot) Farm this season.

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How to get best results against potato cyst nematode

Experts have outlined the best way to use the last remaining granular nematicide against potato cyst nematode (PCN) – the crop’s most damaging soil pest.

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