Farmland in East Sussex to let
Land at Red House Farm in East Sussex is one block of about 48.46 acres of agricultural land and is to let through Batcheller Monkhouse.
Nearly full in record time
This year the first load of oilseed rape was delivered to Weald Granary in Kent at the end of June, one calendar month earlier than last year.
Farm started with milk round
Randall Farms Ltd in Berkshire is on light soils and has decided on a complete break from the past. In future, a combination of modern technology and almost no cultivations will be used to improve the soil and make the arable crops healthier. The results so far look promising.
How fit are your ewes?
I recently attended an excellent ewe Body Condition Scoring update session run by EBLEX and hosted by Hadlow College.
Disastrous wheat price
It’s a job to know what to write (that any editor would print), about this year’s harvest price of £105 per tonne for wheat. It’s such a disastrous price it’s enough to cause those of us old enough to remember to pause, scratch our heads and try to think back to earlier decades in our farming careers for points of reference to determine: “Are things today that bad, really?”