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Milling wheats hit the highest quality levels for 13 years with 45% of samples from the 2016 harvest meeting millers’ needs. The AHDB quality survey showed 45% of the samples taken of Group 1 milling wheats reached the minimum industry standards of 13% protein, 250 Hagberg and 76kg/hl specific weight. Average specific weight for all wheats, at 76.7kg/hl, was the lowest for four years, although Group 1 wheats showed a slightly higher average of 77.4kg/hl. See also: Harvest 2016: Wheat quality […]
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