Bruce Shepherd standing in a field of maize© Karen Edwards
While our summer season started off well, January and February were very dry. Not only was it dry, but it was also incredibly hot, with each day feeling hotter and drier than the previous one. This was all taking place during the critical grain-fill period of our summer crops.  See also: Read more from our arable Farmer Focus writers During a normal season, one relishes the walk through your crops. While scouting you are actually admiring your crop. This season, […]