Archive Article: 2001/11/09

9 November 2001

November and still combining in Surrey! Bad weather dragged out harvest of May-sown Chariot barley on heavy Weald clay at Burstow Park Farm, South Nutfield. For tenant Jim Nicholson and combine driver Kevin Wels the straw will be almost as welcome as the grain. For the first time Mr Nicholson has had to buy in as much as 80% of his 150-cow dairy herds needs.

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