Europe, UK, Ireland, Pests and Diseases, Production/Agronomy, Smart Farming, Studies/Reports, Weather/Climate

Risk of potato blight ramped up in Scottish crops

During a week of almost back-to-back Hutton periods, Scottish Agronomy has found a wave of active blight foci in Scottish crops. Conditions were blight conducive throughout Scotland’s potato growing areas for the last week of July with spores present and active, Farmers Guardian reports. According to Scottish Agronomy’s Eric Anderson this marks the start of a heightened period of risk.[Read More...]

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