World Wheat Record

teslacoils

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Arable Farmer
Location
Lincolnshire
I'm used to applying 300kg from a bag. But with yields to go with it. I expect his irrigation would drop his nitrogen per ton of grain to lower than we would get here. 30kg per ton of 13 percent milling. 25kg for 11.4 feed.

Kerrin variety.
 

ajd132

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Arable Farmer
Location
Suffolk
I'm used to applying 300kg from a bag. But with yields to go with it. I expect his irrigation would drop his nitrogen per ton of grain to lower than we would get here. 30kg per ton of 13 percent milling. 25kg for 11.4 feed.

Kerrin variety.
The water, along with an excellent growing climate (like where Tim lammyman etc are in the U.K.) must make these fairly nitrogen efficient crops?
 

Widgetone

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Trade
Location
Westish Suffolk
Never really understood the point in this competition, what's the point in it other than that of mild interest?
Just as well most growers cant get close or we would be awash with global wheat!

Are there rules, like a minimum field size to avoid laboratory scale plots where inputs can be optimized?
 

4course

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Location
north yorks
just googled to see what the ton/ha achieved . 17 .38 t/ha or a smidge over 7t/acre so reckon thats me only 35% behind on my best ever crop and cant see us beating that this year ( ho ho)
 

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...
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