Archive Article: 1999/11/12

12 November 1999

In the mix…an autumn herbicide is applied to Consort wheat at Henry Hirst Farms, Uffingham, Lincs. The 385ha (950 acre) unit is aiming to cut variable costs well below £250/ha (£100/ha) set in 1998 by comparing prices from suppliers, says Philip Hirst. "IPU is down in price, but we need big savings to counter low grain prices."

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