Showers, but first of wheat is cut

August 2008
Farmers Weekly;8/8/2008, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the state of wheat harvest and yield in Great Britain as of August 2008. Showers continued to frustrate harvest over the past week, but combines were out where possible and the first of the wheat is now cut. Guy Smith started cutting his Alchemy and Solstice in Essex, England, with yields 10-20 percent above average. Barley quality and yields had been excellent across the country, said Adrian Fisher.


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