Jeremy Oatey standing in a field with a tractor© Jim Wileman
It is pretty dry here in our part of Cornwall. During the first six months of the year we only received 80% of our average rainfall. To my mind, this means one of two likely scenarios – we are either going to have a dry year or we are going to have a wet autumn. Regular rainfall through the summer period, although frustrating, doesn’t usually do us too much harm as it improves the potato and other root crop yields. […]