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BASIS Course June 2017

The Next BASIS Course will take place on 22nd of June at Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research.

added 19/05/17

Guide launched to get potato stores CIPC compliant for July 2017

Guide launched to get potato stores CIPC compliant for July 2017

added 26/01/17

The latest information on how to 'Be 2017 ready'

Click here to download the latest information on how to 'Be 2017 ready'

added 13/11/15

CIPC Stewardship Group urge industry to prepare for 2017

The industry is urged to ‘get ready for 2017’.

added 12/11/15

BASIS Course

BASIS course dates

added 30/10/15

CIPC Stewardship Group announce 2015/16 product label

New statutory product label changes to Chlorpropham (CIPC) were announced in July.

added 06/08/15

BASIS course

BASIS course dates announced

added 23/10/14

Ensure stewardship recommendations are followed

Be CIPC Compliant - Ensure stewardship recommendations are followed in low temperature stores...

added 17/04/14

CIPC remains firmly under the spotlight

The ACP has carefully considered data on current CIPC use and industry stewardship

added 14/10/13

Supply chain backs fight to retain CIPC

The fresh and processed potato supply chains have given their backing to...

added 30/09/13

Short dormancy break means early CIPC applications essential

As potato crops come into store, growers are being urged to prepare for short dormancy break periods

Farmers Guardian online

added 13/09/13

Early CIPC applications critical

As crops come into store, potato growers are being urged to prepare for short dormancy...

Farming Monthly National online

added 06/09/13

New campaign on the correct use of CIPC in potato stores

A new potato industry initiative launched last month aims to prevent any further cases...

Farmers Weekly online

added 05/09/13

Fog potato stores with sprout suppressant asap

A shorter dormancy in potatoes means sprouting is likely to occur earlier than normal...

Farmers Weekly online

added 04/09/13

Potato crop owners advised of changes to CIPC product labels

The Potato Industry CIPC Stewardship Group (PICSG) is advising crop owners of changes...

added 27/08/13

New guidelines aimed at saving the future of sprout suppressant

With seven maximum CIPC (chlorpropham) residue limit exceedances since the 2008 establishment...

Farmers Guardian

added 01/08/13

Reduction in maximum permissible CIPC dose rate expected

Following the January submission of a report from the Potato Industry CIPC Stewardship Group...

Farmers Guardian

added 01/08/13

Improving application and reducing residues of stored potatoes

Of the approximate 3.5 million tonnes of potatoes stored annually on UK farms...

Farmers Guardian online

added 01/08/13

Reduction in maximum permissible CIPC dose rate expected

Following the January submission of a report from the Potato Industry CIPC Stewardship Group...

Farmers Guardian online

added 31/07/13

New guidelines aimed at saving the future of sprout suppressant

With seven maximum CIPC (chlorpropham) residue limit exceedances since the 2008...

Farmers Guardian online

added 31/07/13

Potato industry launches CIPC stewardship plan

A potato industry initiative launched last week aims to prevent a key sprout suppressant being...

Farmers Weekly

added 22/07/13

'Be CIPC Compliant' initiative launched to the potato industry

A new potato industry stewardship initiative ‘Be CIPC Compliant’ www.CIPCcompliant.co.uk has...

Farming Monthly

added 19/07/13

Be CIPC Compliant’ initiative launched to the potato industry

A new potato industry stewardship initiative ‘Be CIPC Compliant’ www.CIPCcompliant.co.uk...

Farm Business online

added 19/07/13

'Be CIPC Compliant’ initiative launched to the potato industry

A new potato industry stewardship initiative ‘Be CIPC Compliant’ ...

added 18/07/13

CIPC under scrutiny

The CIPC issue once again came under the spotlight at the Potato Council’s Western region 2013...

Prepared for Grower Gateway

added 01/05/13

CIPC continues to hang in the balance

The potato industry group formed to promote the stewardship of the sprout suppressant...

Prepared for Scottish Farmer

added 01/05/13

CIPC in cold stores: time to re-assess

The advantage of an effective sprout suppressant like CIPC is that it works under most...

Potato Council Website September 24, 2013

added 30/04/13

Growers warned over sensible CIPC use

One of a potato grower's most important tools, the sprout suppressant CIPC, could be withdrawn...

Farmers Weekly March 5, 2013

added 24/04/13

Key CIPC challenges

While improved controls for the application of the potato sprout suppressant chlorpropham...

Farmers Guardian February 14, 2013

added 24/04/13

Why CIPC stewardship is an issue for all

The potato industry must take a united stand in facing up to the challenges for CIPC stewardship...

As appeared in Fresh Produce Journal February 15, 2013

added 24/04/13

Make CIPC potato store decisions based on sprouting

Whilst improved controls for the application of the potato sprout suppressant chlorpropham (CIPC)...

Farming Monthly February 11, 2013

added 23/04/13

Stick to guidelines to protect use of CIPC in stored potatoes

With the Government starting to target pesticide risk areas with better technology, use of sprout...

Farmers Guardian March 7 2012

added 23/04/13