Farmer Andy Barr with his combine harvesterAndy Barr ©Barry Wyles
We are still waiting to start harvest with the oilseed rape or possibly the grass seed I am trying for the first time. The latter looks like it might be a challenge, especially as the recent heatwave is now forecast to dissolve into showers. Unfortunately, the vast majority of harvest reports I have heard so far are not giving me cause for optimism, with stories of barley with low specific weights and more swearing about giving up growing oilseed rape […]