The 2021/22 AHDB Recommended List sees several high-yielding varieties introduced in the wheat and barley groups. For maximum potential yield to be achieved, crops need to be provided with the correct balance of essential nutrients throughout the growing season.
It would be an understatement to say we have seen some changeable weather over recent weeks! April was one of the coldest and driest on record since the 1980’s, followed by plenty of showers in May. This combination has not provided a great basis for early grass growth, and those who cut early, or have managed to dodge the more recent showers will have seen mixed results.
Over the past few weeks, we have seen a levelling off of fertiliser pricing following the increases we experienced at the start of the year.
From the 1st April 2021 the whole of Wales will be subject to new regulatory measures to protect water, the Water Resources (Control of Agricultural Pollution)(Wales) Regulations 2021.
An initial set of measures will be brought in on the 1st of April 2021, with the remainder being phased in over a period of three years.
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