Who's worried about the lack of dry?

Phil P

Arable Farmer
North West
Despite the constant on/off showers it does seem to have warmed up slightly here over the past week and stuff has started moving. Wheats have definitely started to get hold of N3 and overnight temperatures not far from getting into double figures with lows of around 8 degrees so soil temperatures are finally creeping up.


I saw a lot of theCulm was over its banks and the Exe flood relief at countess wear was flowing with a lot of water.

50mm here last 24 hours.
Flood alert was issued at 7.14 last night, taking immediate effect. It was only when I looked at the forecast at 10 that I thought Iโ€™d better check to see if there was one. So much for weather forecasting, perhaps they do need that new computer!

AGCO reports sales increase of 43.5% compared to 2020 figures

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Written by Agriland Team from Agriland

The tractor manufacturer AGCO, which consists of brands such as Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra, reported its results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2021.

Net sales for the second quarter were approximately $2.9 billion, an increase of approximately 43.5% compared to the second quarter of 2020.


Reported net income was $3.73/share for the second quarter of 2021, and adjusted...