Activity: Talk, evidence or presentation types › Invited talk
Options for variety selection. Barley. Wheat. Oats. Agronomic requirements for organic cereals. Identifying competitive and robust varieties. Recent R&D in Organic Farming.
Choice of variety is often limited, but try to select the most robust or low risk types. Good establishment and ground cover with robustness in crop responses are essential for the best organically grown varieties. New varieties are offering improved disease resistance. More local information is needed as trial results
‘travel’ less well compared to non organic crops.
24 Jan 2008
Profitable Organic Cereals and Pulses - Conference. Birnam Arts Centre, 24th January 2008