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I have started taking an unhealthy interest in the rain meter on my weather station. Recent rainfall is probably too little, too late and we are already adjusting remaining inputs to match an anticipated lower yield. With milling wheat premiums in single figures, we are also cherry-picking stronger crops for milling grade and downgrading the remainder for feed markets. It costs us £7/t to achieve higher proteins. Oilseed rape crops have flowered uniformly and looked strong. Spring barley looks thirsty […]