Wheat being sprayed in springtime©Tim Scrivener
Anyone farming on mixed soil types knows how dramatically crop growth can vary within the same field. Plants thrive on deep, fertile areas to produce lush canopies, yet growth on poorer land can be much slower and sparser. Such variable growth creates significant challenges for agronomy, particularly when it comes to deciding on optimum rates of fertiliser or plant growth regulator (PGR). What may be right for one part of the field could be too much or too little for […]