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tricia

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Blight watch!
« on: April 01, 2020, 22:40:55 »
Can't believe I received the first blight watch notification today! A joke maybe? 13C today,  blue skies all day and 5C last night. Prior to this, the earliest one I had was 13 May 2017.

What could get blight in the UK this early in the year?

Tricia  :wave:




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Blight watch!
« on: April 01, 2020, 22:40:55 »

ancellsfarmer

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Re: Blight watch!
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2020, 23:05:04 »
Jersey Royals.
The outdoor crop may just have started being lifted, 10-12  weeks from a planting in January. The earlier crops will have been in tunnels. Worth upto around 5000 per ton!
Freelance cultivator qualified within the University of Life.

InfraDig

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Re: Blight watch!
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2020, 07:33:53 »
I got one too, Tricia! Only it was about 8C and a cold wind! Funny, I thought!!

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galina

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Re: Blight watch!
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2020, 07:38:58 »
And the date was ...........................................?
Although that is a very unfunny April Fool's joke.  :wave:

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Re: Blight watch!
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2020, 08:17:51 »
!!!!

Galina, did that photo of the quartz peas answer any questions?

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