Potato growers warned to be on slug alert

Where crops have been planted into cloddy seedbeds, slug risk will be high and potato producers are urged to protect against the pest as soon as tubers reach golf ball size.

clock • 1 min read
Potato growers warned to be on slug alert

Where crops have been planted into cloddy seedbeds, slug risk will be high and potato producers are urged to protect against the pest as soon as tubers reach golf ball size. Growers have been battling...

To continue reading this article...

Join Farmers Guardian

  • Farmers Guardian is the ultimate resource for farmers, providing unparalleled coverage of the key issues and trends affecting the agricultural industry.
  • Real-Time Updates: Get the latest news and analysis on what's happening in the agricultural sector right now. From market trends to technological advancements.
  • Expert Insights for Smart Decision Making: We provide in-depth articles and features designed to help you navigate the ever-changing agricultural landscape. From crop management techniques to livestock breeding strategies, our goal is to arm you with the tools you need for profitable farming.
  • Join the Farmers Guardian community today and unlock a world of knowledge and opportunities for your agricultural business. We are dedicated to supporting farmers like you, and our mission is to empower you with the information and resources needed to thrive.

Register now Become a member

 

Already a member?

Login

FOR SALE 154.98 ACRES (62.72 HA) DAIRY FARM

FOR SALE 154.98 ACRES (62.72 HA) DAIRY FARM

VIEW ADVERT
£POA

WEST SUSSEX, Cowfold

WEST SUSSEX, Cowfold

VIEW ADVERT
£POA

SUFFOLK, Bradfield St George

SUFFOLK, Bradfield St George

VIEW ADVERT
£POA

More on Arable

Farmers advised to concentrate on soil ahead of maize planting

Farmers advised to concentrate on soil ahead of maize planting

The winter’s remarkably wet conditions will have led to soil compaction, silting and nutrient losses

clock 15 April 2024 • 2 min read
Weeds bring more misery for wet-weather hit farmers

Weeds bring more misery for wet-weather hit farmers

Prolonged rain during winter and spring has caused surge in grassland weeds

clock 14 April 2024 • 2 min read
Top tips to get maize off to the best start this season

Top tips to get maize off to the best start this season

Maize could be an attractive option this spring where growers have suitable sites and a market for the crop. Farmers Guardian gets some top tips on how to get crops off to the best start

Farmers Guardian
clock 13 April 2024 • 5 min read