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Growing with Sarpo: SPW Open Day 22 August, Tregaron

After more than a decade and a half of organising open days on other people’s farms, it was […]

Potatoes in Practice, 10 August, James Hutton Institute Balruddery Farm, Dundee

‘Potatoes in Practice’ claims to be the largest field-based potato event in the UK, and I suspect that’s […]

Life after copper – The European Conference on Copper in Plant Protection

Historically, organic potato producers have been able to use copper based fungicides as a ‘last resort’ to manage […]

Notes from a novice – my first year growing certified seed

As I start planning my 2017 season, it’s an appropriate time to look back on 2016 – my […]

Sarpo Potatoes

Securing seed – Strategic priorities

An AHDB Seed Potatoes Event 2016 plenary session report ‘It all starts with us. We are the beginning […]

Successful storage

An AHDB Seed Potatoes Event 2016 workshop report To date, storage has been pretty straightforward for SPL. Often […]