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Deficiency: Some crops are showing signs of lime deficiency this year: the solution is to gran lime immediately followed by ground limestone next autumn after harvest.

Deficiency: Some crops are showing signs of lime deficiency this year: the solution is to gran lime immediately followed by ground limestone next autumn after harvest.

Deficiency: Some crops are showing signs of lime deficiency this year: the solution is to gran lime immediately followed by ground limestone next autumn after harvest.

Our major crop, spring barley, is on target to yield well this year with most crops having over 900 tillers per square metre. The task now is to maintain those tillers.

Tiller survival and yield are determined by:


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