Lively potato conference tells of progress and concerns
Andy Doyle
This year’s potato conference was moved from spring to post harvest to avoid a clash with the World Potato Congress, which took place in Ireland earlier this year.
13 June 2022 Husbandry
Improving risk assessment and detection of wireworm
At the recent World Potato Congress, Martyn Cox explained how we can better understand and assess the risk posed to crops by wireworms.
20 April 2022 News
Solar solutions for potato stores
Potato stores require large amounts of energy, so is solar PV an attractive investment? Stephen Robb investigates.
Managing potato late blight
Potato late blight continues to be a major challenge for potato producers. In this article Steven Kildea outlines current and historic developments and reveals details of a new blight prediction model
13 April 2022 Crop protection
Machinery mad: Ireland’s four largest machines at work
Here in Ireland we have some of the world’s largest machines working in our fields. Here are four of the biggest.
22 June 2021 Farm machinery