CS vs 750a Xmas update

It’s about 6 weeks since drilling, and the field is looking good, with only a small amount of blackgrass. Excellent. The nice people at ProCam have set up some plant population experiments for me, and have now performed two counts. At one end of the field (slightly lighter soil) there are 10 sample locations for eachContinue reading “CS vs 750a Xmas update”

Day 408 – Cross Slot vs 750a

[This blog post will be of no interest to anyone sane] I don’t think my Nuffield report mentioned hardware once. It’s pretty well incidental to the bigger picture, but that is not to say we don’t all like arguing about it anyway. Way back in March 2014 I went to visit Cross Slot in NZ, and sinceContinue reading “Day 408 – Cross Slot vs 750a”

Day 67 – Integrating livestock in Mato Grosso do Sul

Who doesn’t want to fly two sides of a triangle to get to the right place? It’s even better when there’s a nice drive in the dark, rain and traffic at the other end. Still, we only nearly died once. This morning all the clouds had gone and it was a short drive to FazendaContinue reading “Day 67 – Integrating livestock in Mato Grosso do Sul”