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? …

Weather or Not

Weather or not The very dry weather continues. Only 12” have fallen since the beginning of September 2010. This is very bad news for crops in this area, particularly those …

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, …