Canterbury Plains New Zealand© Age Fotostock/Alamy
So much has been made of the catchphrase “20t by 2020” in wheat-growing circles that it has become folklore. But in reality, can this be achieved within six years – or even at all, asks agronomist Patrick Stephenson. UK record-holder Tim Lamyman’s wheat crop tipped the scales at 14.36t, which was good, but still 5.64t adrift of the 20t mark. World record-holder Mike Solari hit a large 15.36t in 2008 with his crop of Einstein, but  was still 4.64t short. The […]