David sitting on a till working a field© Hugh Nutt
With harvest behind us, it’s been time to roll the dice again for another year. The cropping mix remains broadly unchanged with the usual 80:20 split between autumn and spring cropping. Rape drilling proceeded on target, but since then, cold, wet conditions have left emerging plants acutely slow to develop. And added slug pressure has meant we have to monitor crops daily. Cereal drilling timings are pushed later this year, so we are keeping fingers firmly crossed conditions will dry […]