Field day compost in potato cultivation

13 October 2020 - Published by Hanne Lakkenborg Kristensen
Written by Stany Vandermoere, PCA.

End of August 2020 SOILCOMs benificiary PCA (Research Centre for Potato cultivation in Belgium) organized a field day around the compost trial in potato.

At the compost trial researchers and the 100 visitors discussed the following subjects:

  • Advantages of compost;
  • Compost in relation to MAP6. Within MAP6 the application of manure is subject to stricter legislation. This has consequences for the use of manure and compost in potato.
  • Effects of compost in potato cultivation
  • Observations in the field and
  • Cost price of compost