Potato growers could get 15% more yield and cut water usage by the same percentage by switching from rain guns to drip irrigation, according to on-farm trial results. That’s what farm manager Matt Smith and assistant farm manager Tom Burnett have found after putting drip irrigation systems to the test at J&J Burnett, a 2,500ha arable business growing 365ha of potatoes per year. A sufficient supply of water is critical to maximising potato yields, maintaining skin quality and ensuring they […]