Wheat was between a week and a fortnight away from being ripe at Huw Jones’s Pengwern Farm, Rhyl, North Wales.

 

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The Alchemy would be later than the Humber, he said.

The 36ha (90 acres) looked very well. “If it comes down as well as it looks I’ll be happy.”

Mr Jones planned to cut some of the wheat as wholecrop for the dairy herd, and had no other crops to harvest this year.

Crop: Winter wheat
Varieties: Alchemy and Humber
Area: 36ha (90 acres)

 

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