Blake, Andrew
August 2007
Farmers Weekly;8/17/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 7, p86
Trade Publication
The article reports that yields were disappointing and green straw was slowing progress in the farm of Ben Atkinson in Lincolnshire, England. According to Atkinson, the spring drought was generally to blame, with differences driven more by soil type compared with variety. It cites that Atkinson's two combines, a Class Lexion 580 30 ft. cut and a MF Cerea 25 ft., were collecting 6-7% of the total each day, and moisture contents meant little drying had been required.


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