Irrigation

21 May 2019

How to keep your water supply resilient during extreme weather

8 May 2019

The Environment Agency has downgraded irrigation prospects for the 2019 season what can growers do now?

8 May 2019

Below average rainfall is triggering UK farmers and growers to adopt water savvy techniques early in the year, to be prepared should another agricultural drought hit.

29 April 2019

Useful advice to help livestock farmers, deal with, or plan for, water supply disruption.

21 May 2019

We invest in a broad range of research activities. This review covers the investment made by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds and AHDB Potatoes.

9 April 2019

Efficient irrigation of container-grown hardy nursery stock (HNS) crops presents specific challenges to growers not found with field-grown crops.

22 February 2019

Strawberry powdery mildew, caused by the fungus Podosphaera aphanis attacks the leaves, flowers and fruit of strawberry.

18 February 2019

In terms of nutrition, poinsettias are one of the more demanding crops. Nutrient-related symptoms can be expressed on both leaves and bracts during both the production and marketing phases. Severe symptoms expressed later on in the growing season are difficult to correct and may result in substantial crop rejection and wastage.

14 February 2019

Our 2019 protected edibles review contains the latest information on all current and previous projects. Find out the results from our SCEPTREplus programme and many more research projects.

15 October 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of the Grower magazine for October/November 2018

19 September 2018

This factsheet introduces the application of current technology for irrigation scheduling in container-grown hardy nursery stock (HNS) that has largely been developed as part of AHDB Horticulture-funded project HNS 97, as well as describing other methods and equipment also available

19 September 2018

This factsheet provides practical recommendations for the efficient irrigation of container-grown hardy nursery stock in order to optimise water use and maintain plant quality in peat-based, peat-reduced and peat-free growing media and to minimise the risk of potential nutrient leaching from crops.