An estate in west Suffolk and a Perthshire-based farm business have been named as two new AHDB strategic potato farms (SPot). They join the already established Staffordshire SPot farm to become regional research and demonstration hubs for potato growers and suppliers, applying AHDB scientific research on a farm scale and helping growers to implement changes on their own farms. Elveden Farms Estate near Thetford, Suffolk, stretches over 9,400ha, of which 3,500ha is arable with the rest woodland and heathland. Cropping includes potatoes, onions, carrots,  parsnips and combinable crops. See also: OSR […]
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