Applying nitrogen to spring barley © Tim Scrivener© Tim Scrivener
A Hereford grower has invested five years and over £40,000 on a variable rate farming project. He now assesses whether the investment has paid off or whether he should find alternative ways of achieving the same results. Mark Wood, farm manager at JPF Clay farms at Fawley, near Hereford was initially reluctant to go down the precision farming route. Mr Wood, an AHDB monitor farmer, suspected that variation in both yields and soils was having an effect on the farm’s […]