Plenty to discuss at EAPR post-harvest potato meeting

Potato researchers, agronomists and others from across the world met in Norwich in March for the 2019 biennial Post Harvest Section Meeting of the European Association for Potato Research (EAPR). With the industry expecting to lose access to sprout suppressant chlopropham (CIPC), new restrictions on the use of maleic hydrazide (MH), and renewed attention on...

May 31, 2019
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Drone Technology becoming more grower friendly

Around five years ago, there was a lot of excitement surrounding drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles) and their potential to help vegetables growers manage their crops. But whilst drones can, indeed, aid crop management, they have not yet been utilised to the extent that was initially predicted. There have been several reasons why this has...

May 31, 2019
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