The biggest change in the last month has been to the UK old crop wheat supply and demand balance sheet.
MAC labour skills consultation
Labour is the biggest issue facing horticulture in all of the Brexit negotiations (not taking away from the importance of CRD, import/export and the cheap food challenge), but if we can’t grow it/pick it we’re stuffed, frankly.
Autumn calves born
Fly tipping will surely increase, now that local tips have instigated charges for disposing of rubbish responsibly. Machinery thefts, dog attacks on livestock, trespassers and poachers are also on the rise.
Get any deal done
Is the whole country becoming so wet that an individual is unable to take mere words on the chin that might vaguely upset them?
Busy for markets; busy for farmers
The writing has been on the wall from mid summer when it was clear that fodder supplies, the availability of vegetable by-products and the maize harvest were going to be hit by our hottest summer for forty years, that farmers were going to have to take some action over stocking before this winter arrived.