Perhaps a sign of the times we should all be aware of. Compared to many parts of the country I don’t think we live in a very impoverished area, but it turns out that the local food bank has been inundated and needed more space. As a result we cleared a corner of the yard and offered It, so this arrived today:
Back on the combine today, thankfully not cutting mine, not a lot of crop of straw, in the plus side I could crack on, the big negative today was the broken air con, it was a tad warm in the glasshouse
To make all of you feel good, a 1 ton/ ha crop of rye, the into 0.5 tonne/ha.
Quite chuffed about it though. It's from the dutch version of nature england, no chems, no fertiliser/muck/manure, nothing done to it after seeding somewhere in oktober (or thereabouts).
9 pieces, between 5 and 6 hectare, 4 to 5 tonnes of seed, 210 idiot brick straw bales. Who will beat that low
CHAP launches CropMonitor Pro â a new digital service for predicting crop pest and disease risks
CHAP is delighted to announce the launch of a new digital service – Crop Monitor Pro. It is designed to help growers and agronomists predict the likelihood of pest and disease outbreaks on their farm.
CropMonitor Pro extends the DEFRA funded, long-standing regional risk evaluation service (Crop Monitor) which was first launched in 2003 by Fera Science Limited (Fera). CropMonitor Pro is a significant advancement on that service by providing field-level risk prediction for a range of pests and diseases affecting winter wheat, winter oilseed rape and...