Tips on growing a successful crop of naked oats - Farmers Weekly, 30th December 2019
- Published: Friday, 03 January 2020 12:15
While naked oat crops require fewer inputs than other cereals, careful management including the robust use of growth regulators, is vital for maximising yields. Some growers have been forced to plant spring crops, after the wet weather prevented winter wheat drilling this autumn. The expected glut of spring barley has meant growers have been tempted to grow other specialist crops, such as naked oats with premiums of up to £45/t over feed wheat.
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Premium Crops are offering contracts for spring 2020 starting at £180 per tonne, making a potential Gross Margin of over £570 per tonne based on a yield of 4.5mt/ha.
Farmers Guide Video Review of Farm Business Innovation 2019 - Available now
- Published: Wednesday, 04 December 2019 16:10
Did you know that over 65% of English farms have diversified in some way over recent years? Farmers Guide attended the Farm Business Innovation Show at the NEC on 6th & 7th November 2019 to discover everything required to do just that. Whether it be learning the ropes from the experts on branching out, or gaining inspiration from the products and services on display, the show was an insight into our diversifying farming future. Interviews with @thebusinessbarn @FarmRetailAssociation @LEAFopenfarmsunday @PremiumCrops @agriculturalandfarmingjobs.co.uk F.Domes @TrailArchitects @antonellibakery