DSV United Kingdom Ltd.

John Barrett

John Barrett – Sentry Norfolk

John is growing a range of our new Clearfield varieties in trial this year. They include: Veritas CL, Phoenix CL  and our brand new variety DSV 01 which is hopefully going to be on sale in the new year.

John has had long term issues with brassica weeds such as Charlock so has decided to grow Clearfield varieties for the first time. He has three other fields of Phoenix CL as well as the trial field.

The field was drilled on the 25 th of August with a 6m Vaderstad Rapid drill with a rapid lift attachment into a good firm seed bed (clay loam) with adequate moisture. Turkey muck was applied pre-drilling and incorporated with a Vaderstad Topdown. The seed was drilled at 55 seed m 2, aiming for 65% establishment, as scanned by SOYL - Crops grown previously were wheat, beans and oilseed rape.  Alongside brassica weeds the field suffers from black grass so vigorous varieties were essential.

The fastest variety in the trial field was the DSV 02 closely followed by Vertias CL and Phoenix CL. The plants were still very small as they had only been drilled relatively recently. Keep an eye on this page to see how John’s trial site progresses throughout the year.

 

 

 

Latest images taken Thursday 5th October

    


We respect your privacy!

We would like to use cookies and anonymous analysis techniques (Matomo web analysis) on this website in order to make this website as user-friendly as possible.

In addition, we would like to evaluate the visits to our website (web tracking) in order to optimally adapt our website to your needs. You can revoke or give your consent to the processing of your data at any time by clicking on the link privacy policy at the bottom of this website. Here you will also find further information on your (revocation) rights with regard to the GDPR and ePrivacy guidelines.

Agree to anonymous web analysis Continue only with necessary cookies