Open day shows benefits of drip irrigation

A recent open day organised by Howseman Agriculture and Netafim on the silt soils north of Holbeach in Lincolnshire demonstrated how effective drip irrigation can be for potato production. Although the event, hosted by Loveden Estates, occurred just a couple of weeks after torrential rain hits parts of the county, Andrew Howseman, founder and proprietor...

Sep 30, 2019
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Trials show options for carrot weed control

The loss of herbicide products, and in particular the loss of linuron on certain crops, continues to present challenges for vegetable growers, and this is one reason that AHDB Horticulture’s SCEPTREplus programme continues to investigate possible actives for use on crops including carrots and parsnips. In early July growers from across the UK had the...

Sep 30, 2019
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