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  1. TFF

    ‘Super-spuds’ to the rescue as typical tubers feel the heat 2022-07-27

    Scientists are developing a ‘super-spud’ to better withstand harsher environmental conditions. © nednapa, Shutterstock From origins in the cool altitudes of the Andes, the potato is not well suited to the extreme temperatures or flooding brought on by climate change. Plant scientists are...
  2. stroller

    Getting dry

    Anyone else think it's getting a bit dry? No rain for weeks, ground cracking, and no rain forecast.
  3. CPM RSS

    Velum Prime gains authorisation for the suppression of free-living nematodes in potatoes

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Velum Prime, the liquid nematicide containing fluopyram from Bayer Crop Science, can now be used for the suppression of plant parasitic nematodes in potatoes (ware, seed and salad crops). Velum Prime is already effective against both species of...
  4. ffukedfarmer

    Wireworms and Spring Barley

    I drilled some spring barley into half a field where the reseed failed last year at the weekend. Now digging around it’s obvious the reseed failed due to wireworm as they are present in every hole I’ve dug. With a decent seed bed and decent soil temperature will it grow away from the little...
  5. O

    Seed Potatoes going to Russia

    Cannot believe 600 tons of Scotch seed are set to be exported direct to Russia. Scottish government apparently have approved it… Total Value said to be £660k…. Firstly have the vendors got no conscience…secondly Scottish Gov could easily have found £600k to buy them and send for animal feed…...
  6. CPM RSS

    New approval for FLN

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Feeding by free-living nematodes can have a big impact on sugar beet roots. The sudden withdrawal of Vydate last season left growers without anything to stop it. CPM looks at a new alternative granted approval after positive results in BBRO trials...
  7. News

    Bayer Crop Science - New broadcast spray method for Velum

    New broadcast spray method for Velum How to use the new broadcast spray method to apply Velum Prime before planting potatoes for effective PCN control. Using a boom sprayer or liquid applicator fitted to cultivation equipment. For more information on Velum Prime please visit...
  8. Corteva Updates

    Controlling tall weeds and potato volunteers in sugar beet

    Controlling tall weeds and potato volunteers in sugar beet Sugar beet has now been planted and is starting to grow away. This year the crop is showing a wide range of growth stages from 4 to 5 leaves to emerging plants at cotyledon stage. Sugar beet remains an important crop in the UK...
  9. CHAPs News

    Helping farmers fight PCN in Kenya

    Helping farmers fight PCN in Kenya UK – KENYA collaboration has targeted one of the most economically important crop pests, potato cyst nematode (PCN), through the development of a new assessment tool. The tool aims to enable farmers in Kenya to successfully detect PCN in-field, supporting...
  10. CHAPs News

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm Five years ago, when people started talking about Digital Farming and Big Data, most were not sure what this was or how it related to field base crop production. Since then, writes Keith Norman, the speed of technical...
  11. Corteva Updates

    Controlling tall weeds and potato volunteers in sugar beet

    Controlling tall weeds and potato volunteers in sugar beet Sugar beet has now been planted and is starting to grow away. This year the crop is showing a wide range of growth stages from 4 to 5 leaves to emerging plants at cotyledon stage. Sugar beet remains an important crop in the UK...
  12. CHAPs News

    Helping farmers fight PCN in Kenya

    Helping farmers fight PCN in Kenya UK – KENYA collaboration has targeted one of the most economically important crop pests, potato cyst nematode (PCN), through the development of a new assessment tool. The tool aims to enable farmers in Kenya to successfully detect PCN in-field, supporting...
  13. CHAPs News

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm Five years ago, when people started talking about Digital Farming and Big Data, most were not sure what this was or how it related to field base crop production. Since then, writes Keith Norman, the speed of technical...
  14. CHAPs News

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm Five years ago, when people started talking about Digital Farming and Big Data, most were not sure what this was or how it related to field base crop production. Since then, writes Keith Norman, the speed of technical...
  15. Z

    Soil sampling

    Who is best to use for soil sampling? Had SOYL do some a few years ago but due to be done again and I’m keen to do the organic matter testing but not sure if SOYL is the best ??
  16. CHAPs News

    Helping farmers fight PCN in Kenya

    Helping farmers fight PCN in Kenya UK – KENYA collaboration has targeted one of the most economically important crop pests, potato cyst nematode (PCN), through the development of a new assessment tool. The tool aims to enable farmers in Kenya to successfully detect PCN in-field, supporting...
  17. C

    Potato Prices.

    Now that the AHDB potato council has been kicked into touch, does the Forum have a place in providing a resource for price information?
  18. S

    Glyphosate again

    https://off-guardian.org/2021/09/02/a-message-to-the-eu-address-the-real-public-health-crisis-by-banning-glyphosate/ I am not sure what to make of this piece, does it have any merit or is based on nothing? I like most use it but worry there may be more downsides than we've been made aware of...
  19. T

    Cheap Winter Bean Establishment

    Looking to grow winter beans for first time this year, completely fed up with beet . Just wondered what the cheapest way of establishing them is while still getting a decent yield, not got a direct drill but open to ideas. Some going on lovely light black land , others going on heavy sticky c**p...
  20. D

    Enforcement Notice- Grounds of Appeal

    Hello.... another planning question, please; If the LPA were to assume that the building I've put up (without permission) is for a dwelling, how can I convince them that it isn't? I've installed a WC/shower, (the dogs roll in fox poo), but there is no kitchen, bedroom, lighting or heating...
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