Modified potato planter
To take his nematicide application to another level of precision and safety, one Lancashire spud grower has modified his planting system to ensure every granule is placed exactly where it needs to be. Farming just south of Ormskirk, Lancashire, Andrew Webster is in the middle of an intensive root crop and brassica vegetable growing area, which brings several pest problems across his 182ha of owned and rented land. Free living nematodes and wireworm can be an issue in some years […]