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  1. Potato Growers Urged to Rethink Desiccation Options Next Season – Agronomist & Arable Farmer – Andrew Goodinson

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    Andrew GoodinsonPotato desiccation requires a strategic rethink following the removal of diquat from growers chemical portfolio in February 2020. Hutchinsons agronomist Andrew Goodinson says decisions need to be taken now in order to plan how crops will be managed next year in terms of haulm management and destruction.

    He says that several considerations will come into play as a result of these changes, including varietal selection, nitrogen rates, herbicide choice and headland management.