Farmer David Butler in his grain store holding some wheatDavid Butler © Hugh Nutt
Harvest 2017 has started. The earliest we can remember for many years with winter barley showing slightly improved quality and yield compared with 2016. By the time you are reading this, we will be well into the oilseed rape harvest, all crops having been sprayed off with glyphosate by 7 July. I have some concerns over the observable fusarium levels in the ripening wheat crops. I don’t think this will be a high yield season but hopefully, better prices triggered by […]