Harvesting winter wheat© Tim Scrivener
This season saw Group 2 wheat make a return after a five-year absence at Brixworth Farming, attracted by newer high-yielding varieties with good agronomy traits and, most importantly, a premium. Charles Matts’ policy on variety selection is that all wheat must potentially earn a premium at the 2,000ha joint-venture farm business in Northamptonshire. See also: Swing to bread wheats seen as variety choice widens Therefore, the starting point is the market and to help identify opportunities for securing premiums, he […]