The ability to dig down deeper into a field’s potential performance and really understand the costs of growing a crop was the premise for one grower to introduce precision technology onto his farm.
Category: Oilseed Rape - OSR
According to James Boswell, Hutchinsons agronomist in Kent, most winter oilseed rape in the region is looking very good.
Crop Watch - Farmers Weekly
Few of my clients can remember a time when crops have looked so good at this time of year.
Growers have the chance to see first-hand how crop competition can be used to tackle problematic black-grass at a Hutchinsons demonstration next month.
Two Staffordshire farmers have proved that an attention to detail when growing crops pays off as they are named as winners in the national Yield Enhancement Network Competition.
John Billington of Adbaston Hall, near Newport won a Bronze award for his 5.9t/ha yield of oilseed rape. Whilst Mark Swift of Red House Farm, High-Onn near Stafford won the best potential yield for his crop of winter wheat achieving 64% of the 15.8t/ha potential.