All articles about Grain quality

Make sure you are harvesting a good crop and that it retains quality by drying quickly. See advice on getting the moisture levels right and your grain is clean so you can provide your grain trader with a quality sample. See how to on setting up your drier to be able to store your crop safely.

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DISEASE MANAGEMENT

Why fusarium risk is rising in wheat and how to manage it

With rising incidence of fusarium ear blight and changes to mycotoxin legal limits on the horizon, experts are advising wheat growers to adopt a more water-tight, integrated approach to minimising…

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Insights

HARVEST

Harvest 2018: The 5 top-yielding winter oilseed rape varieties

Throughout the harvest season we will be updating this handy map with the latest data from this year’s AHDB oilseed rape Recommended List 2018 harvest results. Use the map below…

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News

ARABLE

Harvest 2018: Wheat a week off in Scottish Highlands

Wheat harvest continues with variable yields and quality across England, while in the Highlands of Scotland it is still a week away. One growing concern north of the border is…

HARVEST

Video: Yields down but quality also a worry for spring crops

Delayed drilling due to the wet spring and an early harvest have combined to take their toll on both the yield and quality of one Essex grower’s 480ha of spring…

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Harvest 2018: Spring barley yields may be down by 40%

Despite rain stopping play for a day or two, winter barley and oilseed rape harvests are mostly wrapped up. With the forecast for temperatures to rise again, merchants are expecting…

HARVEST

Harvest 2018: English harvest disappoints but Scots happy

The winter wheat harvest is near completion in some parts of the UK with good quality but variable yields reported, while oilseed rape continues to disappoint. Further north, winter barley…

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Video

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Video: Yields down but quality also a worry for spring crops

Delayed drilling due to the wet spring and an early harvest have combined to take their toll on both the yield and quality of one Essex grower’s 480ha of spring…

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