Farmer Matt Redman standing by a hedgeMatt Redman © Tim Scrivener
It has been one of the easiest harvests for a long while – around here, at least – with very little rain throughout August. However, it did drag on until 2 September, not helped by the winter beans that were not desiccated, so took a while to fully ripen. Unfortunately an easy harvest doesn’t necessarily mean a good harvest, with yields being positively average. I was pleased with my own Skyfall wheat, which exceeded my budgeted yield and achieved a milling premium – […]