heavy machinery harvesting maize© Tim Scrivener
Understanding the chief limitation of each field earmarked for growing maize is the crucial first step to identifying the most suitable variety to plant in them. This should come above even the end use for the crop, be it for feeding or anaerobic digestion (AD), says Joanna Matthews, forage crop specialist with crop consultant Niab, as the site will dictate both the harvest and sowing date. A cold or wet field will not be able to be planted as soon […]