Wheat being harvested© Will Selby
Wheat growers from northern England, Scotland and Denmark scooped the top awards in an Adas yield competition due to better June sunshine levels than further south. Northumberland grower Shaun Watson saw the highest yield with a wheat crop of 12.8t/ha in Adas’s Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) in a generally disappointing year for yields due to the lack of summer sun. Farming near East Holywell on the north-eastern edge of Newcastle upon Tyne, he won the gold award for top yield […]
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