Archive Article: 1998/07/17

17 July 1998




IN BRIEF

&#8226 OATS could prove to be a popular choice under Agenda 2000 proposals. "They are effectively a break crop because they do not suffer from take-all. As a result the acreage may go up," says Clare Leaman, of NIAB.

&#8226 SEALING air ducts with mastic, tape and foam can increase airflow in on-floor grain stores by over 10%, giving quicker and more efficient drying, says the Farm Energy Centre. For their information bulletin (01203-696512). &#42


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