Decorating, not sowing

April 2008
Farmers Weekly;4/11/2008, p9
Trade Publication
The author states that premiums for specialist milling wheat need to be substantial to tempt British growers away from the relatively safe occupation of growing feed wheat at current prices. There have had three weeks of miserable weather, the highlight being the snow at Easter, which found the author decorating in the house rather than drilling sugar beet. While there is plenty of evidence to support sowing it early, the best paying crops have often been drilled in late, rather than early.


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