Spring wheat harvest© Tim Scrivener
Spring barley crops in Scotland and northern England are yielding reasonably well despite rain showers, while most cereal crops have been cut further south. Harvest has been a stop-start affair for Adrian Ivory at Strathisla Farms, Meigle, Perthshire, due to wet weather.  Yields of Concerto spring barley averaged 5.7t/ha, down on last year, while nitrogen contents were fine at 1.45-1.5%, and specific weights were 66-67kg/hl. Mr Ivory is also growing the variety Fairing, which he started combining this week. “The […]
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