Home Farm: harvest almost complete
After the oilseed rape we moved into the wheat. Never in my life have I begun to harvest the wheat on the last day of the Galway Races and before the Dublin Horse Show.
Home Farm: beef down, fertiliser up
The beef price is down 5c/kg this week when I had expected a movement in the opposite direction.
Soils – dull but critical
Soil is one of the most valuable resources we have – we should all have at least a rudimentary knowledge of how to care for the various types that exist on our farms.
The decline of Brexit-on-Sea
It is a delusion that Brexit, whatever form it takes, will rejuvenate English towns like Clacton, whose decline has nothing to do with EU membership or EU constraints.