Farmer Jeremy Oatey sitting in the wheel of a tractorJeremy Oatey © Jim Wileman
Well it has finally happened: the spring work has commenced. We are at least three weeks behind, if not a bit more on some jobs. Only time will tell what the effect of the delayed start will be on eventual yields. I am carrying a surplus of potatoes over and above what I thought I was likely to need to meet my processing contracts, taking into account our usual lifting start date. See also: 3 fungicide strategies to fight resistant […]