1st time with peas

Two Tone

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Mixed Farmer
As the title suggests, trying peas for animal protein.
Does planting at 6 or 12 inch rows make any difference?
Go with narrow row spacing. This helps suppress weeds and lets the tendrils bind with each other better to hold the crop up.
They absolutely hate any compaction at drilling time, so make sure conditions are good.
 

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...
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