Will Howe in his workshop with a sprayer© Tim Scrivener
My patience finally broke – along with that of most of Lincolnshire’s arable farmers – at the end of October and the last fields of wheat were planted into what were surprisingly good conditions. As the dry spell continued, I feared I had rushed sowing. However, one thing I have learned from direct drilling is the conditions after sowing are more important than those at sowing, so to have the wheat just emerging when the first real rain fell was […]