Harvest 2022: Earliest harvest ever for UK farmers

Suffolk farmers Peter and Richard Maddever started their earliest ever barley harvest on 29 June at Scott’s Farm, Cavendish.

The crop of Electrum winter malting barley came off the field at 15%. 

Richard Maddever politely declined to talk about yield, saying he was “quietly pleased”, but didn’t want to tempt fate because the next field might not be as good.

Watch the video of the Maddevers’ harvest in action.

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Harvest photo gallery

Be the first to upload your harvest photos to our Harvest 2022 gallery. All photos will be entered into our Harvest Photo Competition 2022, which features our favourite photo on the cover of Farmers Weekly magazine.

Harvest 2022 gallery

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