A free video designed to help fruit pickers develop essential skills has been produced for fruit growers by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
The latest figures on British grower-held potato stocks show the effects of the poor growing season in 2018.
Satellite technology could transform planting and irrigation planning for potato growers.
Potato packers and processors have altered specifications to reduce waste, in order to get the most out of this season’s smaller crop, says the AHDB.
A campaign highlighting the nutritional benefits of potatoes has been thanked for a rise in tattie sales.
Growers are invited to learn about improving soil health at a series of agronomy workshops next month.
Allowing imports of chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef in a post-Brexit trade deal could negatively impact the UK meat industry, according to AHDB.
British lamb could soon be served in restaurants in India.
A new Great Britain-wide campaign to highlight the role of red meat in a healthy diet was launched yesterday.
AHDB has announced a number of changes to its team in Scotland.
AHDB is offering farmers discounted places on a management training scheme.
Farmers have been asked to share their views on the role of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
Advice on how to manage limited straw stocks is being made available to farmers and crofters by AHDB.
Beef farmers will soon be able to fine-tune their breeding programmes to select animals that grow more from eating less.
Farm promotion bodies from Scotland, England and Wales are joining forces to explain the benefits of eating red meat.
Conditions in Scotland’s potato fields are fast approaching those experienced during the infamous drought of 1976, when yields crashed, scarcity created demand and prices rocketed to an unprecedented £300/tonne.
Scottish growers are moving away from winter barley to spring varieties, according to AHDB.
Scottish seed potato growers are being urged to consider Cuba as an export destination for their produce.
British red meat and dairy products were on display at a major international food and drink show in Canada this week.
Farmers in the UK need to become more ambitious about driving productivity in agriculture — starting by acknowledging that they aren’t the best food producers in the world.
Growers had approximately 1.3million tonnes of tatties in storage at the end of March, according to figures from AHDB Potatoes.
The global appetite for British cheese is growing with the value of exports up 23% last year to £615 million.
The resilience of different spring barley varieties is being put to the test as part of an AHDB project.
AHDB is to combine its knowledge transfer (KT) teams for the cereals and potato sectors.
Farm levy body AHDB is on the hunt for two new farmer members for its dairy board.
The amount of potatoes sitting in storage on farms across the country is up by almost a quarter on last year, according to AHDB Potatoes.
Scottish seed potatoes sent to Kenya have performed strongly on three trial sites, AHDB has revealed.
China is on the verge of lifting a 20-year-long ban on British beef, claims AHDB,
Farm levy body AHDB has announced plans to restructure its exports, trade and consumer marketing teams in a bid to save more than £750,000 over two years.
Plant researchers are using the science behind home-pregnancy tests to detect the presence of diseases in vegetable crops, including brussels sprouts.
Dairy farmers should be aiming to achieve a full economic cost of production of between 22 and 25p a litre, claims AHDB Dairy.
Scottish dairy farmers are being encouraged to sign up to the Dairy Pro continuing professional development programme.