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Research into practice

SPot Farm North - RJ and AE Godfrey, Brigg, North Lincolnshire

22 March 2018

 RJ and AE Godfrey is a mixed arable farm in North Lincolnshire.

The farm grows around 440 ha of main-crop potatoes for the packing market each year, in a rotation including peas, sugar beet, wheat, oilseed rape and linseed. It spans the Lincolnshire/Yorkshire border and includes two soil types, a sandy loam on the Lincolnshire Wolds and silts on the Isle of Axholme.


Please note that the below dates are provisional

Field Walk - 6 June

Open Day - 16 July

Field Walk - 15 August

Haulm destruction day - date dependent on season.

2019 Programme

  • Residual herbicides trial (fully replicated trial)
  • Irrigation methods – taking into account financial and marketable yield (demonstration)
  • Organic matter (demonstration)
  • Desiccation – ag. chem and mechanical (two fully replicated trials)
  • Dormancy and MH (fully replicated trial)

2018 Results

View presentations from the 2018 results day here

Knowledge Exchange Contact

Amber Cottingham

Knowledge Exchange Manager, East Midlands
M: 07815001462