Archive Article: 2001/09/14

14 September 2001

Heavy clay in East Sussex gets its first subsoiling since flooding last autumn, but this 410hp Claas Challenger 95E matched to a 6m Simba Solo and Culti-Press made a fine job preparing the ground for winter wheat. Meanwhile, prices for the current feed wheat crop have slipped about £1/t, leaving typical ex-farm values just below £80/t for Oct-Dec. Cheap Danish and German supplies, better yields from later crops and limited consumer demand weighed on the market.

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