Wheat drilling 2020


Life’s a beach....
The 3 that have been going are on what we'd call strong land.

I started ploughing today so might get some barley in next week if I get round to it. I've still got 40 acre of muck to spread so that'll keep me out of mischief and away from the drill for a day or two, then I want to get a good chunk ploughed so hopefully i can resist temptation for another week.

Get ready for pest monitoring, advises PGRO

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham

The Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) has issued new advice to help growers understand the importance of measuring pest populations before any decisions are made on insecticides. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Ahead of the trapping season, the PGRO has produced a new masterclass video to help growers understand how to trap and assess pest populations. The key advice is that using a range of preventative tools will be crucial for farmers looking to reduce cases of pea and bean weevil, pea moth, and silver Y moth this spring, while finding more sustainable ways of farming in line with new agricultural policy, according to the PGRO’s research and...