Farmer Robert Law with a sugar beetRobert Law ©Tim Scrivener
As I went about feeding and checking round the sheep on the morning of 1 January I had a feeling of relief that 2017 was over. Farming-wise it was very disappointing. Weather as always was the controlling factor. A very dry back end in 2016 impacted heavily on our sheep enterprise leading to a shortage of fodder and having to take keep where we could find it. See also: Why 2017 was a bad cereals lodging year – and how […]