Crossing our fingers
As I stare bitterly at the considerable mound of wheat gathering in my grain store I am left to contemplate what might have been
Optimistic about barley
It is difficult to believe that since my last article, written 1 July the new crop wheat futures have fallen another £10 per tonne! It looked low enough then
Chemical costs are absurd
It is really disappointing for the farming community to have seen two hard working, sensible, knowledgable, ministers, Jim Paice and Owen Paterson, despatched into the wilderness at the whim political expediency.
Avoid propaganda and talk to the public
I suggest that anyone who keeps sheep, with access to a computer, visits the web-link below, reads the article, entitled “A wool jumper is just as cruel as a mink coat” published online by “The Independent” and, in particular, watches the embedded video clip.
Some foxes are too fat
Five fifteen on a misty, Saturday morning at the end of July, is quite a pleasant time of day to be up and about
Barn owl chicks appear
An early harvest has duly arrived with combining oilseed rape starting on 14 July and as I write we have only 200 acres left of a starting area of 1,200 acres