Maize being drilled© Tim Scrivener
Maize growers are being advised to delay drilling this year to avoid seed sitting in waterlogged soil and potentially failing. That’s the message from Grainseed technical director Neil Groom, who is warning excessive rainfall in most parts of the country could create both cultivation and germination problems. See also: Step-by-step guide to planting maize Normally, maize drilling can start once soil temperatures reach 10C at a soil depth of 10cm when taken before 9am. But this year, seed drilled into […]
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