Have I missed this thread or has no one started?
Mucked 2 weeks ago.
Soil loosening with topsoiler yesterday and today.
Work with the carrier tomorrow and then wednesday.................. rain!!!? :rolleyes:
This is for spring barley.
How is everyone getting on, still to wet?
Selling purchased seed that we took delivery of 5.5t of (Laureate, spring barley) delivered in late February 2021.
Please see attached photos for details, genuine reason for sale after a last minute cropping change as more maize land required to feed cows.
Dry and secure barn stored seed...
Looks like we MAY get an opportunity to drill later this week, push on with Skyfall h/s and in stock or switch to sp barley or oats? All in stock and ready to go, I think stick with Wheat for another ten days max. Thoughts please
How common is spring wheat in the UK?
In Denmark it is almost non existant.
I have to grow a lot of spring crops, because of cover crops.
I can use wheat to feed my cows. Barley we would rather not feed in these amounts.
My history with growing barley to malting specification, is not...
A key consideration to increase spring cereal yields is choosing varieties with a greater tillering ability that can help improve final headcounts.
Modern varieties such as RGT Planet, LG Diablo and Laureate on spring barley and the new spring wheat variety KWS Cochise are shown to do...
What can we expect in 2021?
After the challenge of harvest 2020, we go into 2021 hoping for an improved year not only in agriculture but that Covid-19 will slowly dissipate with the distribution of a vaccine. From a purely agricultural point of view, there is already more optimism that the...
I’ve got a drill which will drill seed & fert. Should I drill all the fert In one go it’s what I want to do. They are metered separately but do go in the same place slot. Disc drill any thoughts. Probably going 120kg/n/ha solid fert either 34.5 or 24/8/8/8
Given the late drilling date and the amount of rain that’s gone on them I’m pleasantly pleased with the state of my crops.
I do have two small fields that are below par but most are looking well.
How are others looking?
Wheat and barley below, no rape this year but locally it looks well.
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What's everyone elses thoughts on the low N malting barley job?
Spot price at moment £130/t. £5 premium over feed barley. Nov 20 futures at £175/t so malting barley discounted £45/t to feed wheat.
Don't know about anyone else, but germination been a problem here. Sample barley in store, all...
Spring barley varieties will be growing quickly now. Attention needs to be paid to fungicide choice, PGR requirements and nitrogen as we move towards harvest. Nitrogen should be applied depending on which market you are growing for, and the contract specifications if growing for malt...