The annual AHDB/HGCA Planting and Variety Survey estimates the total GB area planted to cereals and oilseed rape for harvest this year at 3.91Mha, up 6 percent from 2013, with the total wheat area at 1.96Mha, up 22 percent.
Changing colors, ripe grapes, Harvest is a beautiful time of year!
The very wet autumn followed by long cold spring have made themselves felt in agricultural landscape. We are pre-harvest with patchy uneven crops on the turn at the same time. The winter sown crops are clearly behind and very uneven, especially the winter oilseed-rape. Harvest should be under way, b
Combines are go with a great break in the weather Winter wheat and oilseed rape were harvested at about the same time around the 8th of August. Normally, the rape is 2-3 weeks earlier. The very wet autumn let to a slug epidemic and cold wet slow growing conditions. Consequently at lot of crops have