As thoughts turn to new-season planting of potatoes and field vegetables, there should be no need to remind growers of the importance, and value, of achieving top quality. So in this episode, Ken Rundle talks to Mark Tucker and Oscar Thacker to learn more about the role of calcium and boron and to ask what growers should be doing now to improve the quality later in the season at harvest.
Now that this season's potato crop is in the ground and hopefully starting to emerge it is a good time to check on its nutritional requirements. In this episode, Ken Rundle talks to Mark Tucker, Yara's Head of Agronomy to discuss how nutrition can influence not just the yield but also the quality and return from the crop.
Now that this season's potato crop has mostly been lifted and is in store it's time to start planning for next season's crop. In this episode, Ken Rundle talks to Tom Decamp, Yara's Potato Specialist to discuss options for next season. Particularly thinking about some of the environmental pressures facing growers and discussing how the crop nutrition strategy can be adapted, together with new technology to reduce the environmental impact of the crop.
With potato crops reaching the all-important bulking stage Tom Decamp Yara's Potato Specialist talks about how nutrition can help maximise that potential and at the same time achieve maximum marketable yield by meeting supplies specifications.