Prices for potatoes sitting in storage could come under pressure if harvest comes early this year.
Potato growers are holding onto stock in store in the hope of further price increases, according to AHDB Potatoes.
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.
Free-buy potato prices are likely to remain on par with contracted prices, claims Produce Investments.
The potato industry is forever trying to find ways to combat the decline in tattie consumption.
Variety choice and target market are the biggest decisions a grower can make to influence the bottom line of a tattie enterprise this season according to Agrovista's Andy Steven.
Scottish tattie growers are being urged to make use of new promotional material aimed at getting more people to eat fresh potatoes.
Scots potato growers are being urged to take part in a special VE Day 70th anniversary campaign.
Tattie growers have been urged to choose the slogan for a new nationwide campaign aimed at boosting the consumption of fresh potatoes.
A special event is being held later this month to try and find a way to ease the current crisis in the tattie sector.
Scottish tattie growers have warned they could be forced to call it a day if market conditions don't improve.
In agricultural terms Pembroke used to be synonymous with the production of early potatoes.