Potato farmers carrying out test digs will be able to assess tuber size by simply taking a picture with their smartphone.
A Western Australian strawberry grower has warned that the industry is facing losses of up to $80 million due to an outbreak of tomato potato psyllid.
South Australian authorities will further restrict the movement of Western Australian horticultural produce in an effort to prevent the spread of tomato potato psyllid.
A record production of potato has led the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh to consider out of the box solutions to ameliorate the plight of 25 lakh farmers in the state.
A record production ofpotato has led the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh to consider out of the box solutions to ameliorate the plight of 25 lakh farmers in the state.
Using an adjuvant with a pyrethroid insecticide can improve control of a key virus in potato crops by nearly 20%, according to Dutch research.
Growers are owed more than £1m by Norfolk-based potato processor Preva Produce, which is in administration.
Wildlife and soil health are set to benefit from cover crops being established on field headlands across 30 potato farms this season.
Drones could have a key role in estimating potato yields, as well as identifying any costly planter problems resulting in less productive areas of the field.
The total area of land blighted with the potato crop’s most costly and damaging pest is in decline, according to new survey results.
In the hustle and bustle that is characteristic of the festive season, there is usually a rush to do last minute shop...
Lifting agriculture’s productivity and sharpening its competitiveness are the major aims of a new three-year strategy launched on Thursday (1 December) by AHDB.