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  • Knowledge Transfer

      Dr Philip Burgess, Head of Coummunications and Knowledge Transfer e: Philip.Burgess@potato.ahdb.org.uk t: 024 7647 8771    The Knowledge Transfer team is dedicated...

  • Fertiliser Calculator

    Visit Fertiliser CalculatorThe new online calculator covers England, Wales and Scotland. It uses the values and methodology of RB209 and SRUC technical notes, to give recommendations on N,P,K and Mg...

  • Crop Nutrition For Potatoes

    Optimising yield and quality represent the main reasons for sound nutrient application decisions. But financial and environmental considerations, although always present, now play...

  • R405 Improved Canopy and N management

    Aim: To develop systems that will give growers better control of canopy and nitrogen management.A nitrogen management model that describes total N uptake and the redistribution of N from haulm to...

  • Across-the-board introduction of no-spread zones introduced under the new Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC)

     You should be aware of the new Cross Compliance requirement about needing a risk map, but what does this mean for you? The Farming Advice Service has put together some key questions to help you...

  • 807/226 Compost in Agriculture

    Aim: To investigate the effects of compost, both instead of and in combination with fertiliser, on crops and soil structure. This work began as a three year project, funded by landfill tax...

  • 807/228 Evaluation of the Soil Nitrogen Supply (SNS) system

    Aim: To evaluate the soil nitrogen supply (SNS) system and to refine the recommendations on nitrogen usage.This three year project at CUF focussed on the initial relationships between soil N,...

  • R257 Improving Crop Uniformity

    Aim: To increase the proportion of the total yield within the most valuable size range for the fresh market and processing crops. This project built on the outputs from a previous Potato Council...

  • Crop Nutrition

    Various levy funded projects that examined fertiliser use and uptake by potato crops have identified where potential savings can be made by matching application with true fertiliser requirement. Many...

  • Growing

    Potato Council is delivering applied research projects and knowledge transfer that will benefit levy payers by improving competitiveness and the sustainability of the industry. Business...