13 tweets showing how growers react when harvest turns wet

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.

See also: Harvest 2017: The 5 top-yielding winter barley varieties of harvest 2017

Don’t forget to follow Farmers Weekly’s dedicated harvest account @FWharvest for all the latest news, analysis, photos and videos of harvest 2017.

Some growers eagerly pressed on

While others were pinned down by wet weather

https://twitter.com/DRDFellows/status/890523017381629952

https://twitter.com/petermegg/status/890677569288192000

Emotions have been running high

Some made good use of the quiet time

Plenty are patiently waiting to crack on

https://twitter.com/adamsandhowling/status/890459696209043456

Others managed to grab enough of a break in the weather

https://twitter.com/leedhamalan/status/890662432053411840

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