Optimum to sow rape

Chae1

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Location
Aberdeenshire
Been sowing it today.
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JONA

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BASE UK Member
going to start next week but going to blank off every other coulter so row spacings will be 13 inches to help branching out. anyone tried that ?
 

Chae1

Member
Location
Aberdeenshire
going to start next week but going to blank off every other coulter so row spacings will be 13 inches to help branching out. anyone tried that ?
Our agronomist said seeds per square metre more critical than row width. I'm sowing it at 1.3kg acre. Just broadcast from spread plates.

Aiming for 30 plants per square meter in the spring
 

35% of English and Welsh farmers possibly/probably depressed

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has today, Thursday, October 14, published the findings of The Big Farming Survey, which shows 35% of English and Welsh farmers are either possibly or probably depressed.

The survey, based on over 15,000 responses, concentrates on the health and well-being of the farming community in England and Wales in the 2020s.

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) is a national charity that provides support to the farming community across England and Wales.

Mental health​


Mental well-being, the survey notes, describes our ability to cope with the ‘ups and downs’ of everyday life.

According to the survey, 14% of the farming community is ‘possibly depressed’ while...
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