potatoes

Farming

Tattie expert picks up golden award

October 24, 2015

A north-east potato enthusiast with nearly 700 varieties of spuds has been named the winner of this year's Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) local award.

Farming

Tattie lets safe under new CAP payments system

August 13, 2014

Somewhere between 90 and 95% of all the potatoes produced in Scotland are grown on land rented on an annual basis by the merchants from farmers. This has been the system for the past 60 odd years as investment in specialist machinery gave some growers an advantage while others opted out of growing the crop.

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