29 June 2018
Future regulation for organic farming

Producer meeting in Cirencester

3 July 2018
National Organic Combinable Crops 2018

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18 June 2018
Martin Wolfe receives lifetime achievement award

For services to plant breeding, diversity, the environment and sustainable food production.

11 June 2018
Impacts of conversion to 100% organic management

New research reveals the production impact of a large-scale conversion to organic management in England and Wales



18 June 2018
Government support needed for agroforestry

Parliamentary wake up call for putting trees at the heart of agriculture

New organic potato guide

Category: News
12 March 2018

Organic Potatoes

Cultivating quality step by step

Potatoes are very suitable for direct marketing due to their popularity and versatility. But good yields are needed for commercial production to cover the high costs of cultivation and mechanisation. The very high quality requirements at every stage of marketing require the highest care from seed preparation to plant protection, nutrient and water supply to harvest and storage. This guide provides a good basis for achieving high-quality products. Commercial potato farms complement their knowledge with the help of experts and further literature.

This booklet results from the Organic Knowledge Network Arable project funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union.

The booklet was produced by FiBL and the English version was adapted by ORC.

Download Organic potatoes: Cultivating quality step by step

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Keywords: potatoes

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