harvesting-winter-wheat© Tim Scrivener
Wheat growers are being urged to choose new biscuit-making varieties this autumn as these now match the yields of traditionally higher-yielding feed wheats. Soft milling biscuit-making varieties have fallen to account now for just 7% of the winter wheat area losing ground to Group 1 breadmaking varieties and also Group 4 feed wheats. Andrew Newby, UK managing director of plant breeders KWS, says there is no longer a yield penalty when growing Group 3 biscuit-making varieties. “If yield is the […]
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