TITLE

Maize yields are a puzzle

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/23/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 21, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concern of a British farmer regarding maize yields. It states that the farmer's forage maize was harvested on the first two days of November and the following wheat was drilled by the end of the week. The maize yielded 2.5t/ha less than their three-year average of 37.5t/ha at 30 percent DM. According to the article, although the RB209 guidelines were followed, the farmer think this crop will respond to higher levels of nutrition.
ACCESSION #
28101471

 

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