Farmer Jeremy Oatey sitting in the wheel of a tractorJeremy Oatey © Jim Wileman
I’ll start with a brief combinable crop harvest report. The winter barley ranged from poor to reasonable but overall not very inspiring. Oilseed rape was slightly below our five-year average but again with tremendous variation. The winter oats were below our expectations. Spring barley seems to be potentially the crop of the season with some of the best yields and quality I have seen. See also: Read more from our Arable Farmer Focus writers Winter wheat seems to be around our average […]