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Late-drilled and backward wheat crops will need careful management to get them kick-started this spring. Arable Farming asked arable nutrition specialist Ross Leadbeater of CF Fertilisers for some pointers.
An international group of scientists, led by Rothamsted Research and the John Innes Centre, has opened its door to healthier wheat varieties, after pinpointing genes responsible for the dietary fibre content of flour.
Keeping soil protected from the elements is one of the fundamentals for preventing soil erosion, but the impact that different cover crop types have below the ground has been investigated by Cranfield University.
Results from this year’s Yield Enhancement Network competitions gave growers striving to overcome yield barriers an insight into reaching the crop’s full potential and what could be limiting their success.
Effective uptake of nitrogen fertilisers to optimise yields, maximise spending and minimise losses is a key challenge for the arable sector. Alice Dyer explores how growers can make their nitrogen work harder.