Technical Advice Sheet: Christmas Tree Needle Diseases

A range of similar, but subtly different, foliar diseases can impact Christ…

Webinar: IPDM Ornamentals: Limiting the impact of difficult pests

In this Months IPDM Ornamental Session David Talbot (ADAS Consultant) focus…

Webinar: IPDM Network Thrips in Edible Crops

This session focused on Thrips in edible crops, with particular focus on We…

Webinar: IPDM Network – Edible’s; Weevils in soft fruit crops

This month’s Edible session led by Chris Creed and Pete Seymour focused on…

Webinar: Christmas Tree Network - Current Disease issues

In this Session Janet Allen (ADAS) focused on current disease issues in Chr…

Webinar: Limiting the impact of common Summer Pathogens

In the 4th session the Ornamental group lead by David Talbot we looked at l…

Update on plant imports with high risk for Xylella fastidiosa- legislation (March 2021)

This note is for guidance and signposting only. New legislation that will c…

Webinar: IPDM Biological Controls - Ornamentals

The second session of the IPDM network focused on biological controls for t…

Webinar: IPDM Biological Controls - Edibles

The second session of the IPDM network focused on biological controls for t…

Where to find Information on Pests and Diseases in Plant Health

You may have found a pest or pathogen or have heard about the threat from o…

Tyfu Cymru Ornamentals network 2021 Spray Programme for disease prevention and control

This spray programme has been written for ornamental crops, products includ…

Webinar: Smart utilisation of an Integrated Pest and Disease Management System

Tyfu Cymru is launching a IPDM Network in this first session David Talbot…

Webinar: Soil Health for Field Vegetable Growers

This event aimed to help growers understand how they can measure soil healt…

Webinar: Tyfu Cymru: Flower Network - Soil Health and how to unlock nutrients for flowers

Elizabeth Stockdale currently leads the Soil Biology and Soil Health Partne…

Importing, Exporting and Moving plants (December 2020)

Including Plant Passporting in Wales and importing and exporting to countri…

Current Online Training Resources for Plant Health

This report describes the sources of resources, currently available online,…

Webinar - Daffodil Crop Protection

The webinar covers the latest updates and best practice for plant protectio…

Webinar: Weed control in the production of ornamentals

Recent losses of contact herbicides and increased restrictions on the numbe…

A Summary of the Key Messages from the Plant Health in Horticulture 2020 Conference

Professor David Skydmore - Senior Plant Health Professional summarises the…

Pest and Disease Identification and Control with Bransford Webbs

Bransford Webbs is one of the leading growers of ornamental plants in the U…

Integrated Pest Management Case Study with Springfields Fresh Produce

Nick and Pat Bean have successfully grown vegetables and soft fruit in Pemb…

Pests and Disease: Threats, Diagnosis and Reporting

It is essential that pests and diseases are identified correctly before the…

An Introduction to the Plant Health Management Standard

Plant Healthy Alliance has been formed with the aim of helping businesses g…

Biosecurity Policy and Legislation - panel discussion

Professor. Nicola Spence - UK Chief Plant Health Officer and Deputy Directo…

Maintaining a Biosecure Site at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

Will Ritchie - Curator, National Botanic Garden of Wales. Delivered by Cura…

Virtual Tour of Crug Farm Plants

This film is an exciting opportunity to have a tour around the renowned Crû…

The roles of trade associations in raising awareness and representing members

Pippa Greenwood is a very well-known broadcaster and author including being…

An introduction to the International Year of Plant Health and Plant Health in Horticulture Conference

Kevin Thomas - Director, Lantra Wales and Professor David Skydmore - Senior…

Technical Advice Sheet: Weed Control in Ornamentals

Your first line of defence against weeds should be cultural controls; no he…

Technical Advice Sheet Pumpkin Power Hour – November

The start of the 2020 season was difficult. Late frosts until the first wee…

Technical Advice Sheet: Growing Sunflowers

Sunflowers can make a very attractive addition to wide range of businesses.…

Technical Advice Sheet: Growing Lavender

Lavender can be a new and unusual crop that can be integrated into a range…

Technical Advice Sheet Pumpkin planning and weed control – May

You should now be planning the planting for this year’s crop. If you’re new…

Importing and exporting plants including Plant Passporting in Wales (March 2020)

New plant health regulations came in for the UK on 14 December 2019. These…

Update on plant imports with high risk for plant health - April 2020

Defra has introduced new legislation which came into force on 21 April 2020…

Plant Health Webinar: Diagnosis in Ornamental Plants

Plant Health Webinar: Diagnosis in Ornamental Plants - an overview. Deliver…

Plant Health Webinar: Health of Trees and Shrubs

Health of Trees and Shrubs - An Overview of Pest and Disease Symptoms and B…

Tyfu Cymru Webinar: Plant Protection in Ornamentals; How, When and Why?

Focusing on pesticide application, how best to apply product to get the bes…

Webinar: Plant Biosecurity

Plant Biosecurity in the Welsh Ornamental Plant Trade - An Overview from Dr…

Ornamental Network - Integrated Pest Management

Webinar with David Talbot from ADAS on Integrated Pest Management for comme…

Technical Advice Sheet: Ornamental Plant Protection

Effective pest and disease control should always begin with cultural contro…

Technical Advice Sheet: Soft Fruit – July

Tyfu Cymru have launched regular Power Hour sessions for members of the Sof…

Technical Advice Sheet: Pumpkin Power Hour - July

Tyfu Cymru have launched regular Power Hour sessions for members of the Pum…

Technical Advice Sheet: Christmas Tree – July

This fact sheet provides technical advice on managing Christmas Tree crops

Technical Advice Sheet: Soft Fruit Network – June 2020

From a growing perspective this has been a difficult season so far. We had…

Technical Advice Sheet Pumpkin Power Hour – June

Tyfu Cymru have launched regular Power Hour sessions for members of the Pum…

Technical Advice Sheet Strawberry & Raspberry May 2020

This fact sheet provides technical advice on managing your strawberry and R…

Technical Advice: Sheet Pumpkin Disease Control

The main disease of concern in pumpkin during the early season is powdery m…

Technical Advice Sheet: Strawberry, April 2020

This fact sheet provides technical advice on managing your strawberry crops…

Fact Sheet - Asparagus: Spring Pest Control

This fact sheet details spring pest control tips for growing asparagus.

Factsheets: Soft Fruit Pests

These factsheets outline some of the common pests found within soft fruit c…

Factsheet: Managing Blossom End Rot in Pumpkin

Blossom End Rot (BER) is a particular problem that pumpkin growers face, es…

Weed Control in Pumpkin

Effective weed control in pumpkin is essential in growing a crop that maxim…

Disease Management of Bush Fruit

Currants, gooseberries and blueberries can be an important addition to any…

Disease and Weed Management of Bush Fruit

Currants, gooseberries and blueberries can be an important addition to any…

Technical Advice Sheet: Raspberry & Cane Fruit

This technical advice sheet focuses on Raspberry and Cane Fruit, and provid…

Technical Advice Sheet from the Vegetable Network Power Hour

The Tyfu Cymru Vegetable Network have launched an online power hour in orde…

Getting to grips with the basics of plant health…

To sell high quality plants, you need to produce healthy plants. Plant pest…

Plant Health Webinar: Diagnosis in Ornamental Plants

In commercial horticulture, plant pests and diseases (P&D) lead to losses i…