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.
Is anyone on a contract with “green” credentials for cereals? I.e renewables on their farm taken into account etc. I know it probably makes little difference but could this be a point of differentiation?
I had an email today, informing me how many points I need to get in the next 12 months.
Considering we’ve been in the pandemic since March, and some of us have also been shielding, with no events, field trials or even close contact with agronomists . Don’t you think they would’ve rolled things...
Written by cpm
Spring oats combine a food with recognised health benefits and a crop that leaves the soil in good heart. CPM explores the agronomic value and market prospects of the crop and the leading varieties available for 2021. We have extraordinarily good feedback from commercial mills –...
I do like the part that the reporters are saying ‘most’ soya for vegetarian purposes comes from non gm strains and not from South America ! Right!
I suppose thou that at least they have highlighted concerns we all have thou on where it is now being grown.
Written by William Kellett
Despite the exceptional autumn and winter water pressure this year, spring drought and lower than average levels of solar radiation, Lincolnshire arable farmer Tim Lamyman achieved six Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) gold and silver awards.
These awards were for...
Has anybody else received the following email, asking for how it should be run in the future
Dear Red Tractor Member,
As we move towards a new era in British farming, it feels like the right time to reflect on just how far we have come as an industry. Many of you have been producing great...
All our networks - Cereal, Oilseed, Bean, Pea, Grass, and Potato, are open to new entries for the 2021 harvest season. The networks are open to anyone who would like to better understand their crops and find ways to improve their yields
To learn more or register, please visit...