Ergot problems due to blackgrass and poor bean quality concerns are emerging this week, as many farmers in Scotland are still harvesting wheat. Harvest in the Borders and across Scotland has been very variable, according to Bruce Ferguson, managing director at Aberdeen Grain. See also: Harvest slump triggers cashflow warning Across the board, yields match about the five-year average at best, while quality is extremely inconsistent. “Spring barley has varied depending on the area; it has been very good in the […]
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