SOWING SWITCH PAYS OFF FOR GROWER.
With 70 acres of wheat rotating with carrots, potatoes cereals and sugar beet at Southead Farm, he has begun sowing hybrid wheat Hyno Quinta, treated with new BASF herbicide Crystal, IPU and diflufentin.
Barry, pictured with County Crops agronomist Phil Temple, said: ``We calculated we would need an extra yield of 0.3 tonnes per acre to counter the extra seed cost, which it exceeded this harvest.''
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|Title Annotation:||Farm and Country|
|Publication:||Daily Post (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||Nov 14, 2002|
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