winter wheat

  1. Jerry

    State of your crops?

    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.
  2. Selectamatic

    Spring feed wheat - good idea?

    Hello! As the title asks really, what’s to look out for when growing spring wheat? I’m not after top quality milling stuff, just a bit of feed...
  3. S


    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...
  4. CPM RSS

    Pushing performance – Varietal differences revealed

    Written by cpm It’s no secret the industry is still learning about how to get the best out of biostimulants. CPM interrogates the latest data from trials carried out by NIAB to find out more about the responsiveness of different wheat varieties to Bridgeway application. Amino acid pathways are...
  5. CPM RSS

    Fit for the future – Spread the window, spread the risk

    Written by cpm Looking for performance from a late-sown wheat, Norfolk grower NE Salmon is bringing newly recommended winter wheat KWS Cranium into its wide and diverse rotation. CPM visits to find out why. It’s different, but this is in areas that are significant on farm. By Tom Allen-Stevens...
  6. Direct Driller Magazine

    Ecological Principles for Weed Management

    ECOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES FOR WEED MANAGEMENT - STEPS TO GET YOU ON THE ROAD TO MAKING PEACE WITH WEEDS Written by Chloe MacLaren As based on information found on Agricology ( Chloe MacLaren is an ecologist at Rothamsted Research exploring how we can design resilient...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    3 new Elsoms varieties pass tough 2020 test with flying colours

    Written by John Swire New winter wheat varieties Merit and Astound along with Winter barley Bolton all performed impressively during a very challenging 2020 growing season confirms George Goodwin, Vining Pea and Combinable Crop Manager for leading UK breeder Elsoms Seeds. “Both Merit and...
  8. britt

    Farming is Changing

    I've just read the latest DEFRA booklet that came in the post this morning. It all sounds great, I just hope it live up to expectations.