October 2007
Farmers Weekly;10/12/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 15, p8
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs related to arable farming in England. Wheat drilling has made good progress and early-drilled crops are emerging well in Essex despite the highest slug levels ever seen in crops after oilseed rape. Bean harvest in North England is still not complete and some crops look like they would not ripen in 2007. Planting is in full swing in Devon and most crops are going in well. Seed supplies have been tight with the most popular winter wheat varieties, including Alchemy, Oakley, Einstein, Sahara and Deben.


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