Polehanger Field Fire

Polehanger Field Fire

Unfortunately, this year we fell victim to a surprisingly rare occurence of a field fire. Considering the required dry conditions for harvest this is only the third time in my …

Rising Prices

Weather or not Remember my comments a month ago; and remember also that I am writing a month before you read this. How do you remember  the weather in June? …

Global Wheat Prices

Suddenly, 2011 is off at a gallop, the struggle with the snow and severe frosts in December a distant(ish) memory and Snowdrops are showing shoots through slumbering soil. Once again, …

Summer Scrapbook

Rainfall ( lack of ) Everywhere around here is dry. The weather pundits say the first six months of this year are the driest for 80 years or so. The …