High Protein in Essex

Essex farmer Tim Cooper in Wix is half way through 120ha of wheat. He said Malacca yields of 7.5t/ha had been affected by the severe drought and so were down on last year’s 9.4t/ha.

He said the bushel weights were ok, protein was very high, and Hagbergs were good.

Oilseed rape harvest had gone very well, with 68ha of Expert oilseed rape yielding 4.75t/ha. “It’s the best we’ve had in years,” he said.

  • Crop/Variety: Malacca wheat

  • Area: 120ha

  • Yield: 7.5t/ha

  • Quality: Bushel ok, Protein very high, Hagbergs good


  • Crop/Variety: Expert oilseed rape

  • Area: 68ha

  • Yield: 4.75t/ha

  • Quality: N/A

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