Andrew with a tractor© Tim Scrivener
Last month I wrote about the shelter offered by barley planted to protect beet seedlings from the dry blowing sand. I did include the caveat with the word ‘if’ in place of ‘when’ the soils become dry enough to blow. The issue now is that with the barley up and growing away, how well is the beet drill going to cope with planting into a strong cover crop? Assuming it dries out enough to travel. See also: Farmer Focus: Blunt […]