Details of a £6 million scheme offering financial help to farmers hit by the extreme weather have been announced today by the Scottish Government.
Farming is a positive force for the environment and makes a significant contribution to the countryside and British wildlife, the NFU said today.
The latest European crop report gives lower predicted yields for soft wheat and oilseed rape on the back of lowered yield expectations in UK, Ireland and Baltics.
UK fruit growers could enjoy a much improved harvest according to a BBC article.
In a year when oilseed rape crops are showing a huge variation in growth stages across the crop and within plant thoughts are turning to how will this effect desiccation timing and is this the year for a pod sealant.