23 March 2022

The crop protection treater group is made up of technical experts across the industry. It exists to provide advice on key issues affecting the industry, with findings and conclusions delivered through AHDB Potatoes newsletters, website and events.

2 March 2023

What the options are and how they work

2 March 2023

Combine approaches to reduce populations

8 February 2021

Slugs are a primary pest in many field crops, affecting both yield and quality

8 February 2021

Find out about the environmental factors that favour slug activity

8 February 2021

How to identify the main slug species in field crops

17 December 2021

A factsheet to help assess the disease risk of seed potatoes and plan a growth strategy based on tuber treatment

24 January 2023

Explore our podcast collections for practical know-how and expert insights that aims to help you farm better. New episodes on Tuesdays and Fridays.

6 January 2022

Fazor, Crown MH, Itcan and Source II use the active Maleic Hydrazide (MH), which is growing in importance as a sprout suppressant

19 January 2023

This web page hosts the latest guidance from the Weed Resistance Action Group (WRAG).

5 January 2022

This web page hosts the latest guidance from the Insecticide Resistance Action Group (IRAG). The 'Download' button provides background. Scroll down for guidance.

24 August 2018

Damaged crops cost the UK potato industry over £200/ha and care needs to be taken at every stage of the production system to minimise this cost. Planning ahead, routine maintenance and adapting machinery settings to the conditions are key areas to reducing the risk of damaging crops.