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Harvest 2013: Chasing the Barley

Chris Edwards takes a look at a typical English Barley harvest day in 2013. Filmed on the East coast of Suffolk, watch the grain being harvested then transported back to the grain store where it is sampled and recorded. A great insight on modern farming today and the size of equipment needed to achieve a…
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2013 harvest already ‘written off’?

The National Farmers Union has confirmed that for the first time in a decade Britain will become a net importer of wheat.   NFU president Peter Kendall said more than two million tonnes of wheat had been lost ¬†because of last year's poor summer.   Peter Kendall speaking on Radio 4's Today programme said the…
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