Robert Drysdale in a field of wheat with the combine harvester working behind him© Angus Findlay
As harvest has progressed, the weather pattern seems to be getting worse, with frequent rain meaning that to date we have only managed a maximum of three successive whole days combining. We were keeping up with things remarkably well until recently, when we only managed to cut about 60ha in eight days. This has given us a chance to dry some brewing barley down to 13% moisture for long-term storage, which is a slow process. It also allowed maltsters to […]