drilling spring barley© Tim Scrivener
Spring barley growers need to bring forward their nitrogen applications to try and boost crops which were late drilling into poor wet seed-beds. Backward-looking crops should be encouraged to root and tiller after a poor start to the season with early nitrogen, sulphur and trace elements all seen helping, say crop experts. Spring barley drillings are estimated to be up 10% this season as winter barley and oilseed rape sowings fell, but a cold, wet start to the year has […]
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