Saturday, 22 May 2010

Crop Update

Back from the farm with a brief round up of crop conditions.

Early winter wheat main stem, ears well emerged (GS57-59) with tillers and later drilled wheat just behind at booting (GS45) and flag leaf sheath open (GS47). Plenty of mildew knocking about in the base of some varieties and starting to move up were crops haven’t been sprayed.

Winter oilseed rape coming to the end of flowering on the main stem and pod development is well under way (GS48-53).
Sunflowers emerging with earliest drilled crops at three to four true leaves.

Soya just coming through the ground.

Maize up and starting to sprint ahead.