UK: AHDB strategic potato farm open event

AHDB Potatoes first Strategic Potato Farm (SPot) is now established in Staffordshire. An open day has been scheduled to take place July 23, allowing growers to take an expert led tour around a comprehensive 20 hectare trial plot. Each SPot farm partners for three years with a technically advanced grower innovator. The aim is to validate to the host business and to the wider potato industry the value from making change. The ambitious range of work covers soil management practices; crop nutrient; seed rates and varieties; the use of precision; practices to limit in-field greening; irrigation scheduling and managing crop variability and water run-off. More