Rural

Wheat Harvest in France 2019

First field of wheat being cut on Sunday 7th July at La Tournaciere in central France. On very sandy land drought has taken its toll with yield at 7 tonne per hectare. Wheat being cut before oilseed rape as lower pods still too green - Roundup...

Spring Barley Harvest 2019

Good crop of spring barley being harvested on Saturday (6th July) at Buzancais in the Indre department of central France. Yielding 8.5 tonne per hectare and making malting spec. Approximately 400 hectares of winter barley has already been cut with disappointing yields of 6.0 - 6.5...

Are you partial to a little contract crop spraying?

As you will be aware, there is an overabundance of rules and regulations that the spraying process must adhere to and whilst farmers and contractors are generally good in this area there are a surprising number of spraying mishaps each year. So, what if something does...