Tracks on a harvester
Farming on the Orkney archipelago in the north of Scotland throws up challenges unlike anything on mainland Britain. The biggest of those is the weather – the Gulf Stream brings beating rain, relentless winds and humid air across from Central America. It makes Orkney’s climate much milder than other places across the same latitude – but it also guarantees cool, wet summers that plague arable farmers in the region. See also: Top tips to keep your combine running in the wet […]