Pre-emergence spraying of potato crop© Tim Scrivener
Good levels of early weed control can still be achieved in potato crops despite the loss of a key early-season herbicide, by picking the right mix of alternatives. Linuron, which has been a significant building block of potato weed control programmes for more than 25 years, was withdrawn from sale last year, with its on-farm use-up period coming to an end on 3 June 2018. See also: Why potato blight strategy will need to change in 2018 Without it, growers have […]