Harvest is in full swing now and we have taken advantage of the cracking Yorkshire weather to start harvest a week earlier than normal. With highs of 28 degrees over the weekend we cut into our Syngenta Bazooka Barley. This is the first time we have grown hybrid Barley on the farm always favouring cassia previously. The dry conditions have undoubtedly impacted yields but still achieved a yield of 6.9 t/ha over the weigh bridge. Straw yields were equally as good with 3.2 tonnes hectare of straw achieved.
We have been using variable rate fertiliser applications for 3 years through IPF and have seen our yields increase. Continue reading