Farmers Guardian
News

Over The Farm Gate

Over The Farm Gate


This Is Agriculture - Sponsored

This Is Agriculture - Sponsored


DataHub

DataHub

Auction Finder

Auction Finder

CropTec

CropTec

LAMMA 2021

LAMMA 2021

John Haynes

Sponsored by Syngenta
TwitterFacebook
John Haynes
  • John Haynes: has 300 hectares of oilseed rape among the 1,200ha he manages for MJ & SC Collins based on the Hertfordshire/Essex border. The area is down this year, with the introduction of beans into the rotation, and damage loss from sustained Flea Beetle attacks. In recent seasons establishment has been with a Vaderstad Top Down, allied to a press and rolls to conserve moisture, reduce Flea Beetle damage and to improve herbicide performance. John is now also looking at how the farm’s Horsch Sprinter may be utilised for OSR sowing in some soil conditions. He reports OSR had been the best break crop for the farm, providing they can consistently achieve the yields to justify the forward loading of costs to establish and grow the crop.

For more information:

Visit the iOSR Hub

Or visit our other Syngenta sponsored projects:

Sustainable Farming Hub

&

Maize Crop Watch Hub

Sponsored by Syngenta
TwitterFacebook
Post a Comment
To see comments and join in the conversation please log in.

More from the hub

Visit the series home page for more information

Facebook
Twitter
RSS
Facebook
Twitter
RSS