Winter barley harvest© Tim Scrivener
Half of the winter barley crop is now harvested in the UK along with 35% of oilseed rape, and both are yielding above long-term national averages. Some 10% of the national combinable crop area had been cut by 4 August, according to crop scientists group Adas. It estimates yields of winter barleys at 7.1-7.3t/ha – a 9-12% rise over the 10-year average of 6.5t/ha. See also: Harvest 2015 round-up: Combines progressing well between showers Quality has generally been good with high […]
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