Combines have scarcely been seen venturing outside the shed this week as wet weather put a lid on any major harvest progress.
Emotions and frustrations have been running high as rain forced growers to watch as barley and oilseed rape crops fit for harvest got a soaking.
We’ve picked 13 tweets to give a flavour of the mood among arable farmers this week.
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Some growers eagerly pressed on
— Ally Hunter Blair (@Wyefarm) July 27, 2017
— David White (@RTKfarmer) July 27, 2017
While others were pinned down by wet weather
Emotions have been running high
— Capt. Dan (@GrainPirateDan) July 26, 2017
Some made good use of the quiet time
— Olly harrison (@agricontract) July 26, 2017
Plenty are patiently waiting to crack on
— Farmers Of The UK (@FarmersOfTheUK) July 25, 2017
Others managed to grab enough of a break in the weather
— Exe Valley Lamb (@ExeValleyLamb) July 25, 2017
— James Bambridge (@BambridgeJames) July 25, 2017
— Robert Drysdale (@RobertSDrysdale) July 27, 2017
— Matt Attwood (@23mattwood08) July 27, 2017