TITLE

Similar targets for spuds and soil

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/15/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 24, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on potatoes and soil condition which have been accounted during the BPC open day. SAC agronomist Eric Anderson stated that farmers had been obliged to put into practice the measures pinpointed in the Soil Protection Reviews to avoid soil erosion. He mentioned that prevention of soil compaction helps both crop and environment.
ACCESSION #
25900392

 

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