A combine harvester harvests oilseed rape© Tim Scrivener
The winter barley and oilseed rape harvest is making steady progress across England with growing evidence the drought earlier this year is proving costly in terms of yields and quality. Crops are varying widely, with results being highly dependent on soil type with crops on heavier soils performing best.  See also: Harvest 2017: Early rapeseed yields better than expected in dry year Many areas of the UK experienced a bone-dry spring, putting crops under stress, followed by high temperatures in June, […]
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