Rolling winter wheat© Tim Scrivener
Bromes have become the biggest threat to profitable cropping for one south-western grower, who is rejigging his establishment strategy to battle the yield damaging weed. Mike Hambly grows 200ha of winter cereals and oilseed rape alongside his duties as NFU combinable crops chairman. He is considering cutting back his use of the plough in a bid to keep weed seeds buried, as well as beefing up his chemical control. Sterile brome has been an issue that has been managed for […]