It has been a busy few weeks for the Farm during the summer holidays. Harvest started on 26th July this year and is still to be finished with a small amount of linseed still to combine. Hopefully the weather forecast is correct and we should be finished by the middle of next week.
Generally this year’s harvest has been one of mixed results. Concerns earlier in the year... read more >
It has been a while since I last updated everyone on how the Farm is progressing and what we’ve been up to.
As always, the weather has played a large part in how the crops have grown and developed over the last few months. The mild, wet winter has had a detrimental effect on the autumn sown crops. The cereals (wheat and barley) have suffered with a disease called BYDV... read more >
Despite concerns earlier in the year with regard to the cold spring and the crops being slow to grow, we had an exceptional harvest on the farm. The 2014 harvest saw some record yields, but 2015 surpassed it with all the crops yielding very well indeed. It would be nice to say that this was all down to the exceptional management of the farm; the right crops and varieties were... read more >