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Drilling wheat 2018

Discussion in 'Direct Drilling Crops & Agronomy' started by yellow belly, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. when to start
    In 2017 finished combining on 6 October this delayed drilling so crops were later when the drought hit late spring did not help

    Not a lot of black grass due to rotation heavy land which is dry on the top but moisture 2 inches down
     
  2. Badshot

    Badshot Member

    Location:
    Kent
    No bg pressure I'd be getting going.
    When this weather breaks, it really will break.
     
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  3. del_boy

    del_boy Member

    Location:
    Herefordshire
    Made a start yesterday into rape stubbles going into perfect conditions
     
  4. I'll start after 20th sept
     
  5. Andrew K

    Andrew K Member

    Location:
    Essex
    Depends on your drill capacity, I would not want to leave it into mid October unless BG is a real problem.Even then Spring sowing is better for control.
    I need about seven days to do our Cereals so will start beginning of October if conditions suitable.
     
  6. E_B

    E_B Member

    Location:
    Norfolk
    Making a start after maize tomorrow.
     
  7. Fish

    Fish Member

    Location:
    North yorkshire
    Starting today, many of my neighbors started last week.
     
  8. mikep

    mikep Member

    Finished mine yesterday. Only a year late as it was last year's seed that was not planted due to the wet. Would rather chance BG than not plant this year. Half is up.

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