September 2008
Farmers Weekly;9/19/2008, p73
Trade Publication
The author discusses the lessons British farmers can learn from the poor harvest in Great Britain due to the floods in 2008. One reaction might be to grow crops that ripen sooner, to move as much of the harvest as possible into July and early August. The author says, farmers could, for instance, plant more winter oilseed rape. Greater combining capacity would enable more to be done when the weather allows, the author adds.


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