263: Potatoes: How to optimise irrigation to reduce soil erosion

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263: Potatoes: How to optimise irrigation to reduce soil erosion

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In this episode Antonia Walker, AHDB Senior Knowledge Transfer Manager, speaks to Nigel Simpson of Catchment Sensitive Farming about how following a best practice when it comes to irrigation can reduce soil erosion and mitigate pollution risks.

Host: Antonia Walker - AHDB Senior Knowledge Transfer Manager
Guest: Nigel Simpson - Catchment Sensitive Farming Coordinator

Producer & Feedback
If you would like to share your feedback about this episode, or if you have any suggestions, please contact podcast producer Maria Covlea at [email protected]

Grants

The Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) partnership can support applications for Mid Tier capital grants to improve water and air quality in a high priority area. Some capital items require written support from a CSF Officer as part of the evidence requirement. Check the capital grant requirements to find our when this applies. If your holding is in a High Water Quality Priority Area, contact your local CSF Officer for advice by 31 May.

Each application will be done a case by case basis and more details can be found here. Applicants will need to first check they are in a high water priority area. Please refer to the website for further details.

Irrigation

Visit our website to learn more about irrigation best practice.
Previous podcast episode discussing irrigation best practice with Mark Stalham.

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Starane Hi-Load HL has been granted a new EAMU for BLW control in Millet

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Starane Hi-Load HL has been granted a new EAMU for BLW control in Millet

"With the loss of Bromoxynil another BLW herbicide was needed" says Premium Crops Company Agronomist, Hannah Foxall,"Having fluroxypyr as a Post-Emergence option will enhance our control of; cleavers, knotgrass, black nightshade, fumitory, chickweed and black bindweed in the millet crop"

As with all EAMUs any restrictions guidance stated on the products labels must be adhered to and the approval document can be found by clicking...
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