Spraying potatoes pre-emergence© Gary Naylor
With just one season of use remaining for the widely used pre-emergence herbicide linuron, potato growers are being urged to trial new strategies to find what works best on their land. The cut-price spray has been the cornerstone of tank mixes for over two decades, but will disappear from shelves on 3 June. Applications are banned one year later on the UK mainland, although those on Jersey only get six months. Control of weeds between planting and full canopy emergence […]