Spring beans in flower© Tim Scrivener
Our agronomists are largely upbeat about the recent heat, with Sean Sparling saying the risk of botrytis will be lower in peas and beans. Grass growers in the North have been busy making hay while the sun shines, and Andy Goulding recommends a timely application of fertiliser and herbicide to help and protect regrowth. Stephen Harrison says crops of winter barley in the west could be ready for the combine by mid-July, and there will be no serious crop lodging […]
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