Mustard and what ?


We’ve got loads of mustard seed for some cover crops in front of spring wheat. However we feel we should mix it with something else, but the question is what? It’s land coming out of spring barley so thinking another none cereal would be best. Something we can just tip in the hopper on a like for like basis. The mustard is in 25kg bags and will be sown at 10kg/ha. Any suggestions?

Speculative coverage on the gene editing consultation response

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Speculative coverage on the gene editing consultation response

Written by Defra Press Office


There has been coverage today in the I and the Guardian, reporting on speculation around the upcoming government response to the recent Gene Editing consultation, which closed on 17th March.

A full government response, which will include a thorough analysis and summary of the responses to the consultation and which will set out our next steps, will be published in due course.

Gene editing has the ability to harness the genetic resources that mother nature has provided, such as breeding...