Linseed in flower© Tim Scrivener
The linseed area is growing in the UK and one Kent grower is adding to this upswing by using it as part of a double spring cropping break in an attempt to control a costly blackgrass infestation. The oilseed’s low growing cost and late drilling date were two key factors that attracted Trevor Pierce, farm manager at R Sternberg Farms, to start growing the crop. It also helped to spread the farm’s workload. Linseed costs less to grow than some other […]