Happy New Year! In farming and in life it is sometimes worth pausing and looking back to see if you have learnt anything from the past. It’s been a pretty exciting time with the weather over the last year, with record breaking temperatures in the summer and a lack of rain. The rainfall total is looking like being below average, but as I am penning … Continue reading Farming Matters January 2023
Dear Father Christmas It’s been a while since I last contacted you, so I assume you might by now be accepting letters by email. Rural broadband is rubbish here in the UK unless you happen to be near enough to a fibre cable hub, which we are not. Sending my letter up the chimney like we used to do as kids is a challenge. The … Continue reading Farming Matters December 2022 Henley Standard
Farmers are obsessed with the weather, as you can see from my monthly musings it often gets a mention. 2022 seems to have been a roller coaster with everything from drought to full on torrential rain, thunder and wind. That was some storm which crashed down on us on Sunday 23rd October. One minute all was calm, then the sky lit up with lightening, the … Continue reading Farming Matters Henley Standard November 2022.