Spraying spring barley with herbicide© Tim Scrivener
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has tweaked the definitions of winter and spring sown cereals to be less prescriptive than phrases adopted last autumn. Crops magazine reported the initial changes last November, which switched to using a specific drill date to define winter and spring crops, rather than by descriptions in the common catalogue or AHDB Recommended List. For example, a winter cereal drilled before 1 February in the year of harvest remained a winter cereal, but if sown […]
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