Farmer Jeremy Oatey leaning on a gateJeremy Oatey ©JIm Wileman
Harvest is well under way, but the early part has been a fairly start-stop affair. This is largely down to two reasons: the first being the variability of crops coming fit to harvest, and the second being “Cornish sunshine” – or rain, as it is more commonly known. My winter barley crops have proved no different from what seems to be the trend this year, with yields down by varying degrees on the past two years. See also: Read more from our Arable Farmer […]