29 August 2001
Weather halting progress
James Foskett, who farms at Bromswell near Woodbridge in Suffolk, has only just started combining wheat in the last couple of days. “Its been slow and the weather has not helped.”
Claire wheat is yielding slightly above average between 8.6-19t/ha (3.5-4t/acre).
Optic spring barley has been poor and yielded 3.7t/ha (1.5t/acre). “Its not very good. Last year it yielded 3t/acre (7.5t/ha).” It has made malting standard. Pearl winter barley yielded close to average between 5-7.5t/ha (2-3t/acre).
To post your Harvest Highlights, click here
Click here to return to Harvest Highlights front page
Click the button below to return to FWi News headlines
FREE ARABLE UPDATE
CLICK HERE to receive FWis FREE new weekly email newsletter, providing an instant link to all the major additions and updates relevant to your arable business.