Snatch-and-grab harvest in N Ireland

September 2008
Farmers Weekly;9/12/2008, p67
Trade Publication
The article reports on a statement by Ulster Farmers' Union president Graham Furey that the Northern Ireland harvest was looking poor. Furey claimed that ground conditions had deteriorated quickly. He mentions that across the province there seems to be a situation where they are getting two or three fair days in the week, leading to a snatch-and-grab scenario. Furey added that harvesting is taking place regardless of the moisture.


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