Until recently I was one of Farmers Weekly’s Arable Focus writers. Following a phone call which came out of the blue from the Arable editor I became the victim of a refreshing exercise. Undeterred and spurred on by all the comments I received after my last post was published I have decided to go it alone. So I will continue in much the same vein … Continue reading The Journey Begins
The photo above shows winter linseed emerging, sown in the third week in September, our favoured period for winter linseed down here in the south. It’s now nicely established and will not be too large going into the winter, as it seems crazy to me to sow it early and then have to use expensive growth regulators and fungicides. The seed on its own is … Continue reading Grain nutrient test results.