Farmer Gary mitchell in a field with some dairy cowsGary Mitchell © Robert Smith
After a great spell of dry weather, it all broke down this weekend. As I write, the nights are drawing in and the rain that falls is slow to evaporate. We are halfway through drilling winter wheat and still zero grazing two acres a day for the low yielders. It will take until the end of November to finish the 2015 silage crop.  Forage quantity will not be an issue until at least 2018, hence we are sowing more wheat […]