Stop-start harvest

Blake, Andrew
July 2007
Farmers Weekly;7/27/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 4, p46
Trade Publication
The article reports on the rain showers and the catchy forecast that made it a start-stop-start harvest season in Great Britain. Having almost half his oilseed rape in store, John Barrett admitted he had been fortunate after dire weather hit much of the country. The land he manages from Hill House Farm at Hedenham in Suffolk, England, had received only 10 mm of rain. Initial yields were low, but uncompromised by switching to establishment by subsoiler and seedbox for 90 percent of the crop.


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