A harvest of contrasts has meant variable wheat yields and bushel weights in Norfolk.
The best-performing winter wheat variety has proved to be Invicta at Velcourt’s Eaubrink Farms, near King’s Lynn.
Invicta has yielded 8.5t/ha – some 1.5t less than the five-year average but still well above Oakley, which has yielded just 6.75t/ha.
Bushel weights too are variable, with Invicta measuring 74-75kg/hl and Oakley lagging behind at 68kg/hl.
Farmers Weekly chief reporter Johann Tasker takes a look at the differences in our latest wheat harvest video.
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