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The best way to judge if the conditions are suitable for spring sowing is to buy a soil thermometer, push it 2-4in into the soil every morning and once it has remained above 7C for a week, you should be safe to sow.
Sowing must sometimes be delayed due to insufficient seed-zone soil water (Schillinger et al.
THE NUMBER of skylarks in Warwickshire's skies has declined dramatically because local farmers have started sowing cereal crops in the autumn instead of the spring, according to RSPB research.
Use a good quality seed sowing compost and pour sufficient compost to overfill a three and a half inch pot.
Foster's text Minnie's Sacrifice, Sowing and Reaping, Trial and Triumph: Three Rediscovered Novels by Frances E.
MULTAN -- Agriculture experts have advised farmers to complete sunflower sowing till Dec 31 for better yield.
Agrarians of Dagestan have completed work on sowing winter cereals.
In Latgale Province, sowing winter crops got delayed, but what crops were sown look comparatively good, said Guntars Melnis, Head of the Rural Advisory and Training Center's Daugavpils office.
MULTAN -- Agriculture experts said on Monday that sowing wheat early in standing cotton crop saves time and resources and wheat sown on or before November 15 delivers best production results.
This study was conducted to develop the most favorable and economical no-till technique for wheat sowing in combine-harvested paddy fields with different residue conditions.
SPRING/SUMMER is the best time to grow radishes - and they can be ready to harvest just 4-8 weeks after sowing.