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  • Safe Operations
  • Industry Award 2014
  • Minimising Damage
  • Water management
  • Fellowship Scheme
  • Safe Potato Operations

    Here you will find a number of modules with videos and questionaires designed to advise on best safety practice for all those involved with the harvesting, storage and distribution of potatoes...

  • Potato Industry Award 2014 nominations

    Potato Council is inviting industry’s nominations for this year's British Potato Industry Award (BPIA)

  • Minimising Damage

    This section aims to highlight settings and operations for minimising damage without compromising field or crop conditions...

  • Late season water management

    Most recent recommendations on managing water requirements late into the crop season, from R&D project R445.

  • New Potato Council Fellowship Scheme

    Call open for applications to Potato Council’s new fellowship scheme.


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Aphid Monitoring

You can sign up to be alerted to the first Myzus persicae found in a region or regions, and also when the index value in a region exceeds a given threshold (you have a choice of two thresholds).  You can select the locations of traps you want to monitor by choosing from upto 8 regions. Learn more

Fight Against Blight

The Potato Council has offered a blight incident reporting service to the potato industry for the past 8 years. This information is collected on a voluntary basis by 300 blight scouts drawn from members of the industry who are routinely walking potato fields during the season.  The samples that the scouts send in for analysis are also used for the much-publicised work on mating types. Learn more

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