Harvest/Yields 2020

Phil P

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Arable Farmer
Location
North West
Maybe not potatoes, but indicates not plant the headlands. A point shown up by ADAS Boxworth when research undertaken in response to the introduction of compulsory set aside in 1992. The outside 12 - 24 metres of a field loses all the profit generated by the middle of the field..
Better off chopping the trees down round the outside 🤔😂, to be fair we have a dig chunk going into HLS scheme next year to remove low yielding parts of fields.
 

MrNoo

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
Cirencester
Saw a load of fields of Spring Wheat still standing the other weekend up past Banbury way, not sure what the score was there, not as if we havent had the weather to get it cut. Most odd
 

curlietailz

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
Sedgefield
Saw a load of fields of Spring Wheat still standing the other weekend up past Banbury way, not sure what the score was there, not as if we havent had the weather to get it cut. Most odd
we’ve still got the May sown spring barley to cut. And some mauled in crap wheat !!
got one combine bogged last night .... had to get the digger to ease her out.

another 1/2” rain last night :-(

Ive high hope of combining it still

but lesson here is....... don’t drill in May !!!
 

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Tractor found parked up ‘with its engine running and no one in it’

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Written by Agriland Team

A tractor was left running and unattended while its driver was in a nearby shop buying lunch, a local police team in the UK have noted, highlighting the risks involved with such an action.

The unattended tractor was discovered by members of Dorset Police, outside a Tesco store in Blandford Forum, in England, last Thursday (October 15).

Taking to social media to highlight the matter, Dorset Police said:

When we visited Tesco’s in Blandford we didn’t expect to find a £110,000 [€121,800] tractor parked up near the entrance with its engine running and no one with it.
“We soon located the driver leaving Tesco’s with a meal deal.

“There’s absolutely...
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