Farmer Keith ChallenKeith Challen ©Tim Scrivener
All the winter wheat is drilled, rolled and sprayed, with some of the best seed-beds we have ever achieved, other than a couple of wet holes. I’m amazed considering the amount of rain we have had this summer. First-drilled wheats are up and in row and, I’m pleased to say, with very little slug damage. I’m hoping this is partially due to oilseed rape being grown as a one-in-six-year rotation rather than the one-in-two-year rotation we were doing before. See […]