Contents tagged with hygiene

29 July 2021

Ongoing nursery hygiene practices are important and form the basis of robust control programmes during the production season.

29 July 2021

Guidance to maintain high standards of nursery hygiene in the production of both outdoor and protected ornamental crops.

26 May 2021

The quality of colostrum declines if it becomes contaminated with bacteria, so collect and store it hygienically.

11 February 2021

Trichoderma aggressivum can ravage mushroom crops very quickly, so it’s important to learn what it is and how to act when you see the warning signs.

19 January 2021

A set of practical measures you can take to prevent and limit the spread of infectious diseases on your farm. On this page, we've compiled a range of advice and resources, from general best practice to farm-specific information to help you protect your farming business.

27 August 2020

Project HNS 147 demonstrated that wet heat treatment provides the best alternative to methyl bromide for sterilising plastic pots and containers. This factsheet provides growers with a practical guide on how to achieve wet heat sterilisation.

27 August 2020

Preventing potentially harmful micro-organisms, pests and weeds from entering a nursery and minimising their spread will reduce crop wastage and help keep associated labour and pesticide costs down.  This factsheet contains information on the key areas of good practice for maintaining a high standard of nursery hygiene.

12 August 2020

Read the FAQs we have received about ToBRFV.

12 August 2020

The following lists the ‘best practice’ hygiene and biosecurity procedures identified from the study tours in Europe and Israel.

7 August 2020

Read about standard recommended hygiene practices that should be integrated into your horticultural business.

29 July 2020

Understand the basic steps of cleaning and disinfection to keep your pig unit healthy and productive

7 August 2020

Find out the key recommendations for managing ToBRFV from Europe and Israel.

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