Robert Drysdale standing by a tractor with an empty field behind© Angus Findlay
Fortunately we had a much drier Christmas and New Year period than a year ago, with 15mm of rain rather than 290mm hopefully setting the pattern for the rest of the year. Another difference this year is maltster demand for barley from the coming harvest, with contracts being offered well before Christmas at prices that make the crop look a bit more attractive. Spring barley is our major crop and it is pleasing to grow something for which there is strong […]