Farmer Kate Morgan with some straw balesKate Morgan © Jim Varney
The sun has shone and the rain has fallen – although not as much as usual (so far) – and the combines have been rolling. We have only 121ha of our own land, on three different farms, so we contract the work out. Our harvest is all about gathering up straw. We mainly buy our straw off a local family farm, whose fields range from half a mile away from us to six miles away. We know it’s vital to clear the fields […]