Drilling winter wheat© Tim Scrivener
A move away from “dirty” winter wheat varieties is on the cards in southern England this autumn as growers look for top yields for minimum cost. Group 1 and 2 milling varieties dominate the southern counties from Kent to Hampshire, with some Group 3 biscuit wheats grown on the chalk down land. Peter Cowlrick, Association of Independent Crop Consultants (AICC) agronomist with CCC Ltd covering Kent, Sussex and Hampshire, says 50-60% of its wheat area consists of Group 1 and […]