Breeding for consistency
Breeding varieties with robust disease resistances that can withstand seasonal challenges and continue to yield consistently is a key focus for breeders Limagrain UK.
Hands free project
Project to farm a hectare of spring barley exclusively with autonomous vehicles at Harper Adams University continues
New field lab to trial novel protein crops
Mole Valley Farmers are running a new ‘field lab’ through the Innovative Farmers network to test the viability of growing combinable organic proteins, in particular Lupins, for animal feed.
Development of this year’s winter oilseed rape crop
A recent survey of 400 British arable farmers who all grow winter oilseed rape, conducted by the Kleffmann Group, reports that 8.3% of the winter oilseed rape crop this year has failed and that there has been a small swing back to conventional/open pollinated varieties.