Despite all the doom and gloom on the television recently about declining potato demand our sales remain strong.
Planting is now complete in this area and recent rain (30 mm in the last week) would have been very welcome after such a long dry spell as will a lift in temperatures and a move away from morning frosts.
Bryonie has been selected to go on the Potato Council Next Generation Programme which will involve a variety of visits and lectures around the country to broaden her knowledge of our industry.
We attended the Produce World Growers Day recently which was held at Houghton Hall. A very impressive venue and good, interesting speakers.
Our two trial plots were planted in mid April. One at GH Hoyles on silt and the other on sand at EF Harrold. We will hold a trial and variety meeting in July.