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  • Strategic Farm programme gave confidence to manage risks

    The Strategic Potato Farm East programme provided Elveden Farms’ Director Andrew Francis with a ‘mental safety net,’ helping manage the risk of making changes to his business. Reflecting on the last...

  • Event report/overview: Strategic Farm East results day - 10 January 2019

    Summary The Strategic Farm East results day took place on 10 January 2019 and was the final event of the Strategic Farm East programme hosted at Elveden Estate in East Anglia. The event saw the...

  • Controlling weed problems

    Potato growers will have to put greater reliance on post-emergence herbicides to control problem weeds as residual chemistry comes under pressure from both regulators and the weather.    Crops could...

  • R435 Volunteer and Weed Control (LINK)

    Aim: To develop and demonstrate weed detection methods and novel spray application technologies. Industry Challenge The problem is to develop cost effective techniques for applying an effective dose...

  • R408 Herbicide Evaluations

    Aim: To evaluate contact herbicides other than paraquat which have been recommended for potatoes but which have not been widely used eg., diquat, glufosinate-ammonium and carfentrazone-ethyl. The...