David with a seed drill working behind him© Hugh Nutt
The extraordinary red skies widely seen across the UK preluding the arrival of ex-hurricane Ophelia fittingly marked another step change to this season’s irregular weather and field work has more or less stopped since. Early October gave a much-needed window to do the majority of our autumn drilling and harvest the forage maize, which yielded well. We are now left with about 35ha of winter wheat to drill on fields with high blackgrass levels in early November. This year’s wheat […]