Peas ploughed into ground after huge crop


FARMERS have been ploughing peas back into the ground after an astonishing set of harvests. An unprecedented pea crop was the most spectacular result of an unexpectedly good combination of circumstances for many growers this year – starting with an early drought about which everybody complained. It stretched a lot of plants to their limit.…

Peas performing well despite dry season


COMBINING peas have done well this harvest considering the very dry season, says the PGRO. In Essex, marrowfats have averaged 3.75t/ha and the colour is said to be excellent. While there has been some bleaching with the blues, the white peas are of excellent quality, with 5t/ha regularly achieved. Peas have also done well in…

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