One of Scotland’s most well-known potato companies enjoyed a boost in turnover and profits last year.
Tattie growers and agronomists will gather at Perth Racecourse later this month for the annual conference of the SAC Association of Potato Producers.
Greater transparency in the supply chain is needed for potato growers, claims a new NFU report.
Farm levy body AHDB Potatoes has named the recipients of two major industry awards.
A recent article in the Press and Journal set a challenge to us here at AHDB Potatoes.
A game-changing agreement has been reached between Scotland and Brazil on seed potato certification standards.
UK supermarkets and scientists are working together to find ways of reducing potato greening which costs the industry and retailers almost £100million every year.
The announcement of £3million towards a new international laboratory for scientists from Dundee and China underlined Scotland’s global reputation for potato research at the Potatoes in Practice event.
The UK’s leading potato field event, Potatoes in Practice (PiP), will take place at the James Hutton Institute’s Balruddery Farm near Dundee next week.
Scottish potato producers were left in no doubt yesterday that less is more when it comes to nitrogen application and cultivation depth.
The findings of potato cultivation trials will be revealed to farmers at an open day on Bruce Farms at Meigle, Perthshire, next week.
Potato farmers have been warned of a potential surge in supplies to the market later this year.
Scottish seed potatoes will start being exported to Kenya commercially from early next year, according to AHDB.
Prices for potatoes sitting in storage could come under pressure if harvest comes early this year.
The first estimate of acreage planted to potatoes in the North-Western European Potato Growers (NEPG) region is projected to have reached a 10-year high.
A forestry expert has been named as the new chairman for tattie sector levy body AHDB Potatoes.
Potato growers are holding onto stock in store in the hope of further price increases, according to AHDB Potatoes.
Scottish potato growers could cut costs and increase yields by reducing tillage operations in the planting process.
Scottish potato growers could be missing out on up to £700 in missed margins per hectare.
The chief of Scotland's largest tattie processor took home a pay cheque in excess of £4.6million last year despite the fact his company's profits fell by a third.
An award-winning potato breeder from the north-east is among the line-up of speakers confirmed for a major potato industry conference next month.
More Scottish spuds could find their way on to Christmas dinner plates across the UK thanks to better harvest results north of the border.
A "buoyant" trade for Scottish seed potato exports has been thanked for a significant rise in activity at Scotland's largest container port.
A group of scientists is looking to combat the problem of "greening" in potatoes as part of a bid to strengthen global food security.
Scottish seed potatoes could soon be found growing on Kenyan farms following the establishment of a new bilateral trade agreement.
Government must ensure adequate resource is put in place to negotiate new and safeguard existing trade deals following Brexit.
An Aberdeenshire farmer was last night recognised for his outstanding contribution to the potato industry.
Nutrition, cultivation and seed will be the 2017 focus for AHDB's potato monitor farm project hosted by Bruce Farms in Perthshire.
Only six years after it hit the headlines it seems that English seed potatoes are once more being planted in Scottish fields.
Free-buy potato prices are likely to remain on par with contracted prices, claims Produce Investments.
Scottish soil preparation equipment specialist ScanStone has launched its first potato harvester from the Potato Europe Event in Northern France.
A north-east potato enthusiast was this week awarded a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show for the second year in a row.