Wheat drilling 2019

Keeping busy with hedges and ditches, but when I've run out of jobs and if the weather picks up next week then no doubt I'll start getting twitchy on the heavy land.

Haven't really got any blackgrass to worry about here, so disease is the reason that I like to hold off for. That said, I'd rather get wheat drilled into good soil conditions and use a T0 spray, than risk a lower GM from spring barley.
 

goodevans

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Keeping busy with hedges and ditches, but when I've run out of jobs and if the weather picks up next week then no doubt I'll start getting twitchy on the heavy land.

Haven't really got any blackgrass to worry about here, so disease is the reason that I like to hold off for. That said, I'd rather get wheat drilled into good soil conditions and use a T0 spray, than risk a lower GM from spring barley.
Well sown,half grown
 
Most of my cereals follow maize or potatoes , so nothing to drill yet, not that I would this early . Muckspreaders coming tomorrow onto continuous wheat land . Wind and sun have dried the top again
 

wuddy

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Scottish Borders
I thought it was supposed to be wet in Scotland ?
It certainly was a month ago when we were cutting the rape on these fields. At the time thought they would never dry so went in with the simba sl and pulled them up in less than ideal conditions, it was certainly worth it!
 

Rob5150

Member
Wish we were thing about wheat drilling here, still holding off on some reseeds due to no rain since early June!
 

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Shepherds urged to feed more good quality colostrum

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Written by John Swire

Shepherds are being urged to feed newborn surplus lambs more good quality colostrum during the crucial first 24 hours of life because up to 80% of UK sheep producers may not be feeding enough.

According to results from the annual Volac Lamlac surplus lamb rearing intentions survey, carried out at the end of 2019, only 20% of shepherds plan to feed the industry recommended...
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