Maize crops are fast nearing harvest

Long, Jonathan
October 2008
Farmers Weekly;10/10/2008, p29
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the benefit of good weather to drying in maize crops in Great Britain in 2008, according to Grainseed technical manager Neil Groom. It notes that crops rapidly dried due to the combined influence of sun and heat at the turn of October. Early frost is said to be a possible threat to crops reaching full maturity. He adds that the crop will need pruning and an additive used to maximise feed quality when all leaves are frosted.


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