Wiltshire Farmer Cuts Nitrogen & Fungicide

 

 

 

George Hosier’s fungicide-free winter wheat harvest began two weeks earlier than usual on his Wiltshire holding, where his family have farmed for four generations.

The warm dry temperatures quickly brought crops on, and harvest of the 120ha wheat area started last Tuesday (26 July) using a stripper header, which cuts the wheat ears and leaves the straw standing.

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