TITLE

in brief…

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/15/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 24, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs on the farming industry in Great Britain. It states that the 2007 specific weights and Hagbergs of wheat are likely to be lesser compared against in 2006. It says that farmers were advised to monitor crops for possible potato blight development and take advantage of any spraying opportunities.
ACCESSION #
25900389

 

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