Over winter Cover crop

gww

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looking for a green manure cover to put between winter oats and spring barley. I have swede going round too so very conscious of club root build up so not willing to chance that. Is oats off the pile and some vetch a good idea?
 

Devon James

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looking for a green manure cover to put between winter oats and spring barley. I have swede going round too so very conscious of club root build up so not willing to chance that. Is oats off the pile and some vetch a good idea?
Do you have any linseed? If you scratched the stubble around while planting the cover, some volunteers may come up which will be handy. Linseed, some vetch and volunteer oats would be good.
 

gww

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Don't have any linseed, its not grown up here really. I'm halfway up scotland. There soo many options. Do you think linseed would be worth trying, I'd hope to get it sown in mid August which from experience up here is as late as you want to be planting cover to get it to produce something
 

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

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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...
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