Potato growers could slash water use and preserve soils by using a machine to stop water flowing down compacted tramlines. A trial conducted at the Elveden Estate last season as part of its collaboration with the AHDB Strategic Potato (SPot) farm network showed using a ridging device in tramlines after planting would slow down water flow after rain or irrigation. The water and sediment would instead be diverted into potato beds, reducing water and soil loss. The estate sits in […]