Have your, strip drilled (Claydon /Mzuri etc), Zero tilled (JD 750A/Horsch Avatar etc) germinated more evenly than ???

I'd say we've had even emergence of crops with our direct drill systems, perhaps more evenly than others with cultivator or plow systems. On the other hand, our crops show less vigour because of low temperatures (no tillage, lots of residue on surface), low mineralisation (only partially offset by placed fertiliser) and poor soil structure after the wet winter.
 

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I'd say we've had even emergence of crops with our direct drill systems, perhaps more evenly than others with cultivator or plow systems. On the other hand, our crops show less vigour because of low temperatures (no tillage, lots of residue on surface), low mineralisation (only partially offset by placed fertiliser) and poor soil structure after the wet winter.

Hi Philip,
How is moisture now in Halland is it still dry?
 
Hi Philip,
How is moisture now in Halland is it still dry?
Hello!
We're happy right now, we've recieved enough rain last few weeks. But the cold winds and temps of first half of May have kept soil temps low and damaged some spring crops. And winter OSR have very few pods! They have flowered well, but it's as if they got sterile after the cold temperatures. Does not look good at all. It's strange, last year we had several frosts during flower, but not at all the kind of damage we see now.
 

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Innovation and tech in action at Cereals LIVE


There is nothing quite like seeing tech in action to understand how it works and how it can be beneficial on farm, which is why Cereals LIVE will be putting demos right at growers’ fingertips.

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