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Five-point plan offers guidance for delaying autumn wheat drilling

Think before rushing in to drill winter wheat after the early harvest and now we’ve had rainfall, farmers are being urged.

With large areas of land harvested much earlier than normal, and soil moisture levels improved, growers will be itching to drill empty fields, says Nick Myers, head of crop production for agronomy firm, ProCam....

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Choose autumn cover crops to fit field situation, farmers are urged

Eastern counties arable farmers planting cover crops to improve soils this autumn must choose ones appropriate to the particular field situation, a regional crop adviser is urging. Otherwise, he says, difficulties could ensue. According to ProCam agronomist, Ian Jackson, who advises farmers in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, temporary...

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Drilling after maize could help ease forage shortages

Establishing a ryegrass-based catch crop immediately after this season’s maize harvest could help to bridge forage gaps that are a concern on many Welsh farms following the summer drought. So says ProCam agronomist Gareth Williams, who believes conditions for drilling after maize could be more favourable than usual this year across...

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Help crops take advantage of welcome rain, growers are urged

Growers of vulnerable crops such as sugar beet and oilseed rape should give them a helping hand to make use of available soil moisture now the region has had some much-needed rain, an eastern counties crop advisor is urging.

According to Ian Jackson of agronomy firm ProCam, achieving good soil contact of tiny oilseed rape seeds,...

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