Farmer Matt Redman with a drill© Tim Scrivener
Usually we wouldn’t have drilled anything in September. However, after a few years of delaying drilling until mid- to late October and subsequent average yields – albeit with reasonable blackgrass control – this year we have decided to drill the cleanest fields earlier in an attempt to improve yields. It should also make things less stressful when the dry weather we’ve been experiencing finally breaks and things are too wet to drill late. The oilseed rape has been written off, primarily due to […]