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Grower Gateway October 2009

Publication Date: 
26 August 2011

AHDB Potatoes sends Grower Gateway via email to those who we feel will benefit (growers, agronomists and technical managers).

Growers’ guide to nutrient knowledge
A new guide will bring potato growers in England and Wales practical advice on how to apply revised RB209 fertiliser recommendations. Leading UK specialists have worked together with AHDB Potatoes to ensure growers get the full benefit from applied nutrients. More ...

 

New blackleg threat to British crops
One of the seminars at British Potato 2009 will bring growers valuable information of a new Dickeya pathogen. The symptoms of the seed-borne bacterial disease make it potentially a more aggressive form of blackleg, warn scientists. More ...

 

Time for a modified approach
Improving marketable yield will be the focus of one of the seminars at British Potato 2009. The latest findings from the Grower Collaborations project will be presented. More ...

 

Dry conditions testing for storage
The recent rainfall has helped lifting especially in the south and east where conditions have been extremely dry. This month’s Storage Bulletin from Sutton Bridge Experimental Unit (SBEU) has essential advice on air circulation and temperature control to help ensure crop quality is maintained.  More ...

 

Business boost at BP2009
Take up the opportunity at British Potato 2009 to test-drive AHDB Potatoes new business improvement programme and it could be the most valuable move you make for your business this year.  More ...

 

Water workshop focuses on climate change
A free workshop in Warwickshire will help growers in the West Midlands save water in a changing climate. Organised by Farming Futures and the Environment Agency, it’s an opportunity to reassess your needs, notes AHDB Potatoes.  More ...

 

Book now and plan ahead for BP2009 
British Potato 2009, taking place at the Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate, on November 25 and 26, is expected to be as busy as ever. Visitors are advised to book tickets in advance and plan their day.  More ...

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