A combine harvester cutting winter barleyBerkshire farmer Colin Rayner has started harvesting Cassia barley
Harvest 2015 is under way, with combines rolling into barley crops on farms in East Anglia and the south of England. The total area of cereals and oilseeds for harvest 2015 in Great Britain is estimated at 3.72m hectares – down 2% from 2014, according to the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board. See also: Harvest Highlights 2015 Estimates put the total wheat area at 1.87m hectares (down 3%), barley at 1.09m hectares (up 3%) and oilseed rape at 627,000ha (down 7%). The […]
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