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- NEWS: Andrew Watson is new NIAB TAG agronomist in the east
- NEWS: New 'fields' of research to help farmers improve soil health
- NEWS: 2016 Forage Maize and Biogas Maize Descriptive Lists issued by BSPB & NIAB
- OFC NEWS: Applications open for £10,000 OFC/RASE Practice with Science Award
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The value of a day’s delay
02/10/2015 by Jim Orson
" We got up at 2:30 a.m. the other day to view the eclipse of the super moon. The fact that we had a good view of the event meant that the sky was clear. The weather was set fair and so I knew that cereal drilling would soon be going ahead at a frantic pace. Do not take this wrongl... "