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  1. The lessons growers can take from harvest 2019 – Agronomist & Arable Farmer – Bob Bulmer

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    Bob BulmerDr Bob Bulmer, Hutchinsons trials and research manager, reviews 2019 harvest results from crop development sites around the country.

    Yields for winter wheat were generally very good in 2019 and only bettered in 2015.

    Further analysis will probably show that conditions for grain filling were very good last year, resulting in some exceptional yields, according to Dr Bob Bulmer.

  2. Carlisle Agronomy open day showcases routes to higher yields - Helen Brown, Lewis McKerrow

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    Looking at variety trials in CarliseThe annual Hutchinsons Carlisle crop demonstration open day to be held at Midtown Farm, Kirkbampton, Carlisle on Tuesday 18th June, by kind permission of the Brown family, promises an exciting insight into how yields can be improved through variety selection, targeted agronomy and precision technology.

    A host of demonstrations will hone in on four key topics; the latest winter wheat, barley and spring barley varieties, seed rate trials, the role of forage yield mapping and the newest precision farming tools from Hutchinsons.