This week the countryside started to feel autumnal. There are dew laden cobwebs, banks of seeding umbelliferae (wild carrots, angelica, parsnips family), and flowering willow herbs.
The combine-harvesters are still waiting to pounce into action, but the cropping … Continue Reading ››
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, but crops are still green. The … Continue Reading ››