Archive Article: 2000/09/29

29 September 2000

At last… Foraging gets under way on Graham Heards Exeter farm, where the crop of Crescendo, sown on Apr 29, was cut on Sept 20. The 2.8m (9ft) high crop is expected to yield 50t/ha (20t/acre) at 30% dry matter. Throughout maize growing areas in the UK, harvest is well behind schedule, with cool, wet, cloudy weather having an adverse effect on crop maturity and harvest date.

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