David Butler in a winter field© Hugh Nutt
Winter months are a good chance to recharge the batteries as well as get round to those jobs postponed from busier times. Farm machinery maintenance checks are under way and hedges are being cut. Crops are in good shape. The cereals drilled last suffered from some slug and rook damage but oilseed crops are avoiding any pigeon grazing so far. See also: Read more from our Arable Farmer Focus writers Grain markets are frustrating; contracts have overrun collection deadlines – […]