Potato growers gain new blight chemistry

Brand new chemistry to tackle foliar and stem blight in UK and Irish potato crops has been approved and will be available for the 2018 season. In addition to performing impressively in domestic trials, Zorvec Enicade from DowDuPont has also delivered robust blight control across three continents where it is already available to growers. Craig...

Mar 05, 2018
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Scottish broccoli unharvested due to lack of workers

A vegetable grower in Scotland estimates that he lost between £30,000 and £50,000 last year because he could not find workers to pick his crops. James Orr grows broccoli, cauliflowers, potatoes, carrots and parsnips near St Andrews, in Fife. During the peak months between August and November he needs at least 30 temporary workers. He...

Mar 05, 2018
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