In recognition of their new exclusive distribution partnership in the UK and Ireland, precision nutrition company ICL, in partnership with Lallemand Plant Care, are jointly sponsoring the prestigious Potato Grower of Year award.
“The two companies are working with potato growers in a number of key areas including minimising nitrate leaching, improving skin finish and further improving yields and quality,” explains Scott Garnett, ICL Speciality Agriculture Manager for the UK and Ireland. “We are delighted to be co-sponsoring the Potato Grower of Year category in the UK Grower Awards 2015, celebrating the best of British production horticulture.”
ICL has developed a rich portfolio of patented new technologies and products serving the specialty agricultural sector with market leading controlled release, foliar and fertigation brands including Agrocote, Agroblen, Agrolution and Agroleaf Power.
Lallemand Plant Care specialises in biofertilization, biostimulation and biological plant protection products improving plant productivity, vitality and health. Presently in the UK and Ireland the portfolio includes biofertilization products Cilus Plus, Rise P and Rise S, unlocking Phosphorus and Sulphur in the soil, the osmoprotection biostimulant product IntraCell and the biological fungicide Prestop.
“Both companies have healthy pipelines of innovative products designed to help UK potato, vegetable and soft fruit growers optimise profitability by overcoming key nutrition, plant protection and water conservation challenges,” says Andrew Gough, Area Manager for Lallemand Plant Care in the UK and Ireland.
Run in association with Horticulture Week, the UK Grower Awards 2016 will return to the Grand Connaught Rooms, London on Wednesday, 3 February, 2016.