Harvesting beans© Tim Scrivener
The first bean grower to hit a 10t/ha yield will win a prize worth £5,000 and get to visit France as part of an effort to push crop yields higher by 2020. The bean yield challenge is being issued by the Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) to growers over the next five years as it believes current varieties have the genetic potential to reach this yield target. Average bean yields are estimated at 4.5-5.0t/ha, says PGRO chief executive Roger […]
This article is for registered users.
To continue reading register for free...
Register for free with Farmers Weekly

Register for free to read this article, and for access to:

  • Exclusive news
  • Insight and opinion
  • Market and farming trends
Register

Already registered? Sign in.

...or to get unlimited access to FWI.co.uk