Ripe winter wheat ready for harvest© Tim Scrivener
While wheat yields have failed to impress this harvest, quality has held up with the highest protein levels for a decade, according to the provisional results of AHDB’s Cereal Quality Survey. However, winter barley quality was less positive, with early data indicating a smaller specific weight and grain size than in previous years. For the 10,166 wheat samples analysed by the end of August, the provisional average protein level was 12.6%. James Webster, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds analyst, adds: “Compared […]
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