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Harvest 2017 at Fullers Hill Cottages

The working farm at Fullers Hill Cottages The harvest of 2017 is one that most farmers (if not all) will remember as a very difficult year. Harvest started in early July and as I write (10th October) still continues in the north of England and Scotland in what can only be described as dreadful conditions. The season got off to a very early start with Winter Barleys dying from drought in Suffolk. But the hot sunny conditions came to an abrupt end in mid July, when the summer rains set in. The following 6 weeks were decidedly damp. There were many localised and heavy storms as well as more general […]