Spring cropping often increases in line with the difficulty of the previous autumn’s drilling – but this year is proving rather different. The new three-crop rule, greening measures, and limited chemical tools for tackling blackgrass and flea beetles mean growers are looking at their spring drilling options, despite the open autumn of 2014. According to The Andersons Centre’s early-bird survey, growers  plan to drill 5% less wheat this year, at 1.83m ha. “This includes spring wheat, which anecdotally is reported […]