A sprayer on winter barley© Tim Scrivener
The turn of the month has finally seen temperatures start to fall but eastern growers should exercise patience until soil moisture levels increase and soil temperatures fall further, says Ben Pledger. Wetter weather further north has hampered drilling to a greater extent, notes David Martindale, who now believes planting will only be possible on the most free-draining land. There has been a mixed reaction to the performance of residual herbicides, chiefly based on the state of seed-beds, but growers should […]
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