Peter Fairs near Evesham in Worcs is pleased with his Istabraq and Claire wheat harvest this year. He said the wheat was of good quality with average yields of 9.4t/ha.
Istabraq yielded slightly better, and the bushel weight of 80kg/hl was higher than Claire at 76kg/hl.
Oilseed rape yielded around 3.5t/ha which was also better than last year. He was happy the weather was good and said: “There’s less stress than last year.”
- Crop/Variety: Istabraq and Claire wheat
- Area: 120ha
- Yield: 9.4t/ha
- Quality: Bushel weights – Claire 76kg/hl, Istabraq 80kg/hl