Harvest hopes still high in places

Blake, Andrew
July 2007
Farmers Weekly;7/20/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p52
Trade Publication
The article presents the views of several British farmers on yield prospects for combinable crops in Great Britain in 2007. Andrew Gloag anticipates a good northern harvest. Ben Atkinson cites that the impact of the extreme dry weather on potential yield. Richard Solari believes that April's drought must have taken its toll on his light land.


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