All the latest news from The Jersey Royal Company.

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Twin row harvesting

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

With the season in full swing and orders hitting their peak, we have got up to 30 harvesters running on any one day, including 4 twin row harvesters.

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Ten New John Deere Tractors Purchased

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Ten new John Deere tractors have been added to the fleet to replace some older stock.

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First Dig at Famous Gorey Côtil

Posted: Saturday, April 08, 2017

Today saw the first digging from the famous Gorey côtil that overlooks the iconic Mont Orgueil Castle that features in so many photos and adverts.

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First Outdoor Crop is Lifted

Posted: Monday, April 03, 2017

The first of the outdoor crop is now being lifted using a winch and cable system that effectively ploughs the potatoes out of the ground before they are picked up by hand.

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Managing Seed Crop

Posted: Saturday, April 01, 2017

The Jersey Royal Company manages all of its own seed crop in the Island, and the first stage of this is growing mini tubers.

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Indoor Lifting Continues

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Indoor lifting continues in greenhouses and poly tunnels around the Island.

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Density Trials

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

The Jersey Royal Company has been working with NIAB Cambridge University Farms for a couple of years looking at density trials, and are repeating this again this season.

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First Indoor Crop is Lifted

Posted: Tuesday, March 07, 2017

The first of the indoor crop has been lifted and is being sent to the wholesale markets.

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Early Crops Remain Under Plastic

Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

As a general rule of thumb, the earliest crops remain under plastic for about 6 weeks.

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Planting Under Sunny Skies

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Following a bit of wind and rain at the end of last week, we are back planting under sunny skies, and the sequential planting programme is exactly where we need to be.

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