This month’s Edible session led by Chris Creed and Pete Seymour focused on Weevils in soft fruit crops, with particular focus on Vine weevil and Strawberry blossom weevil.

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Webinar: Soft Fruit – Post Season

Chris Creed (Senior Horticulture Consultant, ADAS) delivered an interactive workshop looking at how the 2021 Season has gone. He talked about how to focus on crop supply and management with a targeted approach, where overwintered crops fit in and any…

1/24/2022 1:19:32 PM

Webinar: IPDM Review of the Season - Ornamentals

An opportunity to review progress with an integrated approach to pest and disease management, hearing from the group on success and challenges.

1/21/2022 4:39:52 PM

Promoting Beneficial Insects

This factsheet is designed to give some brief examples of available options for supporting natural enemies. Many factors need to be considered before using these methods and detailed advice should be sought if needed.

11/18/2021 2:57:28 PM

Webinar: IPDM Ornamental Crops: April and early Spring pest management

Tyfu Cymru's Integrated Pest and Disease Management Network provides training on the recognition of pest, diseases and beneficial insects and will help growers to determine current pest and disease pressures and the need for their prevention and cont…

10/22/2021 2:35:16 PM

Webinar: IPDM Ornamentals: Limiting the impact of difficult pests

In this Months IPDM Ornamental Session David Talbot (ADAS Consultant) focused on how to limit the impact of difficult pests. Paying particular attention to Caterpillars, Capsids and Leaf Hoppers. He was joined by Andrew Hewson (Independent ADAS Consu…

7/16/2021 2:45:59 PM

Webinar: IPDM Network Thrips in Edible Crops

This session focused on Thrips in edible crops, with particular focus on Western Flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) and the transient species of thrips like the Rose thrips (Thrips fuscipennis).

7/15/2021 4:04:23 PM

Webinar: Limiting the impact of common Summer Pathogens

In the 4th session the Ornamental group lead by David Talbot we looked at limiting the impact of common Summer Pathogens and Vine Weevil.

6/18/2021 2:07:03 PM

Webinar: IPDM Biological Controls - Edibles

The second session of the IPDM network focused on biological controls for the coming season

5/7/2021 4:06:08 PM

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

Tyfu Cymru is launching a IPDM Network in this first session David Talbot and Chris Creed explained how to get the best results with these types of crop protection products this growing season.

4/21/2021 2:56:09 PM

Webinar: Integrating Farm Tourism into your Horticulture Business

Have you considered a farm shop, a pop up café, a seasonal events calendar? How about an ‘Insta field’? The demand for photo worthy fields is on the rise, and with careful planning, establishing a pick your own will have the public flocking to your f…

2/24/2021 1:44:27 PM

Webinar: Introduction to Agricultural Standards for Commercial Horticulture Production

This introductory webinar will be an overview of what an agricultural standard is, the main standards in the UK (Red Tractor, M&S Select Farm, LEAF, Soil Association etc) and will cover GlobalG.A.P for those that may want to export. It will give grow…

1/25/2021 3:27:33 PM

Video Guide: Inspection of new strawberry plants

New strawberry plants should be inspected on receipt from the propagator to identify any problems with crop health that should be addressed before planting or inform pest/disease management during production. Commentary by Janet Allen and Chris Creed…

4/7/2020 5:11:57 PM

Video Guide: Planting of New Strawberry Plants

We demonstrate how to plant new strawberry plants in coir bags for table top production. Commentary by Janet Allen and Chris Creed from ADAS at the Tyfu Cymru Fruit Network workshop at Copas Farm on the 20th February 2019.

4/7/2020 5:09:34 PM

Video Guide: Potting Up New Raspberry Canes

We demonstrate how to plant up long cane raspberry plants into new coir pots, and how to check the health of the root ball to promote good yields in the coming season. Commentary by Janet Allen and Chris Creed from ADAS at the Tyfu Cymru Fruit Networ…

4/7/2020 5:08:18 PM

Video Guide: Setting Up New Potted Raspberry Canes

We demonstrate how to set up new potted raspberry canes, along with a discussion of the indicators of healthy roots you should look for in new material. Commentary by Janet Allen and Chris Creed from ADAS at the Tyfu Cymru Fruit Network workshop at C…

4/7/2020 5:05:17 PM

Pick your Own (PYO): What you need to know to get 5* rated (part 2)

Part two of our Pick your Own Factsheet focusing on Marketing and Top Technical Tips...

3/19/2020 12:28:00 PM

Soilless Cultivation For Table Top Strawberry

Until 1997, strawberry production in the UK was relatively constant, although berries where of variable quality and picked mostly during June and July; of which some 25% was marketed through supermarkets.

12/16/2019 1:42:11 PM

Pick your Own (PYO): What you need to know to get 5* rated…

In our series of industry insights, we provide some background to the market, as well as some top tips on ensuring that your customer experience hits that important 5-star customer rating.

12/16/2019 1:38:55 PM