Contents tagged with potatoes

15 August 2019

The Agronomist Conference this year will focus on IPM

8 August 2019

Resources to help control sprouting in store

8 August 2019

This two-day technical conference covers the latest research developments to help agronomists stay ahead of the game.

1 August 2019

AHDB is considering the long term future and succession plan for potato storage research in Britain.

24 July 2019

The restriction on the use of products containing Maleic Hydrazide (MH) has been removed following a review by the Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) of the HSE.

24 July 2019

‘Biofumigation’ describes the suppression of soilborne pests, pathogens and weeds by toxic gases emitted from organic material. In the UK, biofumigation typically involves growing brassica green manure crops. The most common species are Indian mustard (Brassica juncea), rocket (Eruca sativa) and oil radish (Raphanus sativus). The usual growing period is 8–14 weeks within a mid-July to early November window.

27 June 2019

This case study summarises the benefits of using StoreCheck, an audit service provided by the AHDB and designed to help understand the true cost of running a store.

27 June 2019

When will you have to stop using CIPC? What support are we offering? What alternatives are there?

25 June 2019

The recent warm, wet weather in many regions has created the perfect conditions for potato blight development

24 July 2019

MH is applied to the growing crop as a foliar spray, not as an in-storage treatment; this also enables it to provide control of volunteers/groundkeepers in potato.

10 July 2019

First open day at Strategic Potato Farm East, hosted by James Foskett Farms

19 June 2019

Chlorpropham’s (CIPC) status as a herbicide and sprout suppressant has not be renewed.