Winter beans in flower© Tim Scrivener
Pulse growers are set to benefit from more rapid advances in pulse breeding and greater export opportunities with the launch of UK Pulses. Pea and bean growing has gone through a resurgence in recent years fueled by combination of the three-crop rule, poorer margins for the other key break crop oilseed rape and adoption of spring cropping to tackle severe blackgrass infestations. The most recent AHDB survey puts pulses up 16% for harvest 2016 on the previous year, with an […]
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