As I see it on the land – September 2023

I was fully expecting to give a roundup of harvest news this month. Mother nature had a different idea with cloudy, damp weather holding us back from combining until well […]

As I see it on the land – July-August 2023

Just Waiting. We are waiting for the showery conditions to clear and the sun to return before setting the combine off on our 2023 harvest. Only then will we know […]

As I see it on the land – June 2023

As I See it on the Land As predicted the spring oats were just visible in their rows by the start of May. The crop is not uniformly even in […]

As I see it on the land – May 2023

As I See it on the Land How everything changed after writing last month. We have endured one of the wettest springs ever recorded. During the last four weeks Mark […]

As I see it on the land – April 2023

As I See it on the Land Writing well ahead of the delivery time of the magazine can be tricky. A dry February looked as if it was going to […]

As I see it on the land – March 2023

As I See it on the Land The threatened snow, thankfully, never arrived here last month, just extreme cold. A second spell of cold weather spelt the end of stubble […]

As I see it on the land – February 2023

As I See it on the Land   I received a phone call after 10pm on the evening of the day the thaw set in after the cold spell. Some […]

As I see it on the land – December 2022

Just as I thought the wheat crop was all set to grow through the winter without further attention, the agronomist arrives, inspects, and gives more recommendations. Due to the continued […]

As I See it on the Land – November 2022

Having been restricted to the farmstead I can only report on what I have been told rather than seen. The rain showers came in time for the cover crops to […]