Oats are ready but no-go in W Sussex

Rain had stopped play for Tim Lock at Houghton Farm in West Sussex. “It is a bit wet and has rained every day this week,” he said.

Mr Lock was pleased with Recital oilseed rape which yielded 4t/ha, up on last year’s 3.7t/ha.

He was also pleased that the crop came in dry on the combine.

He added: “The oats are ready to cut but it’s too wet to cut at the moment.”

  • Crop/Variety: Oilseed rape/ Recital

  • Area: N/A

  • Yield: 4t/ha

  • Quality: N/A

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