Farmer jack Hopkins in his grain storeJack Hopkins ©Richard Stanton
Harvest is finally complete and although it has dragged on, we have had one of our earlier finishes, particularly with the wheat harvest finishing on 2 September. All in all, harvest lasted 70 days, with 131mm of rain in that period. By my recollection, there were only 10 really good combining days over that period, but the crops are now all safely in the shed. See also: Read more from our Arable Farmer Focus writers Disappointing yields Overall harvest yields are in […]