Maize yields are a puzzle

November 2007
Farmers Weekly;11/23/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 21, p5
Trade Publication
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.


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