Archive Article: 1998/07/24

24 July 1998




Wheat harvest started last Sunday with Soissons wheat cut on Colin Rayners Berkshire gravel land. Yielding 6t/ha, protein is 10-11%, hagberg 380, and specific weight is 75kg/hl. Only 3ha were taken – to make way for gravel extraction – but combines will be back in the crop as soon as the rape harvest is finished, probably this weekend, he says.


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