“We’ve had fantastic weather over the weekend,” he said. “We started yesterday and have done about 12 acres. I reckon the first field did about 3.4t/acre.
“That’s not too bad, but I reckon it would have been higher if we hadn’t had such a wet winter.”
The farm’s Opico batch drier should easily cope with the 18% moisture sample, he added.
“The problem will be getting the straw baled. The ground is so wet.”
Crop: Winter barley
Yield: 8.5t/ha (3.4t/acre)
Moisture content: 18%
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