Sentry and Gleadell Press Release 13 June 2016
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This year's bumper harvest came with a sting in its tail that's left a trail of poor prices. Despite record yields many farmers are looking at disappointing returns on their efforts. And the drop in prices is certainly medium-term, says Sentry Suffolks business manager, John Barrett: after not just a local but a good world [...]
I'm going to start by putting my hands up and saying sorry for tempting fate in my last piece. No sooner had I sent the article in, opening the door to that autumnal feel earlier than expected. Click here to read the full Farmers Weekly article
The weather is ruling as always, with the driest September on record leading to very poor oilseed rape establishment. Slug pressure and flea beetle damage have also been a threat but having treated for slugs and flea beetle (pyrethroid and not a neonicotinoid, admittedly), I'll lay most of the blame on the weather. Click here [...]
Harvest is exceptionally early at Sentry's Blagdon and Hartley Main Farms, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, with 75% of the wheat now cut. Click here to read the full Farmers Weekly article