7 February 2019
Agroforestry Implementation: Dartington Estate

UK Agroforestry Network Group Meeting

3 July 2019
2019 OF&G National Organic Combinable Crops

To be held in Yorkshire



18 January 2019
Organic milk: soil carbon changes, ecotoxicity and biodiversity

New paper on life cycle assessments of organic and conventional milk

18 January 2019
New GM field trials

Defra consultation is open



22 November 2018
Big opportunity for UK Organic

Development of new UK agricutural policy will be critical

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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Hard copies are available from ORC for 6.00 (incl. postage).

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Keywords: potatoes

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