Andy Barr© Alexandra Joseph
“One for the rook, one for the crow, one to wither and one to grow”. I’m guessing this saying predates GPS-guided variable-rate seeding, but it does seem rather more relevant to my spring barley drilled in February in a field known for generations as “The Rookery”. I can sense the sighs and slow shaking of heads of my forebears echoing down the ages. A rather more modern piece of wisdom from the HGCA, that it takes 150 days to get […]