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Tuesday 25 June 2019

A dry harvest will make it easier to cope.

Sterile brome has gotten out of hand 

MOST of the crops are looking their best at the moment. But we need plenty more good sunshine to fill the grain at this time of the year. The winter wheat is at that stage where you think to yourself 2014 could be a good one. The winter barley is also looking good, even if it is a bit tall. I haven't a clue what way the oilseed rape will yield. But the biggest worry by far is the price. Because the price is so low we have forward sold very little grain. Not only does this mean we do not have any security of income but it also has a knock -on effect in the form of more grain to dry and store...