Farming News - First thousand acres of 2019 harvest analysed compared with 2018
First thousand acres of 2019 harvest analysed compared with 2018
Using the Harvest Results service and comparing yield data between 2018 (107k submitted) & 2019 (1k submitted so far) 2019 average winter barley yields look 22% up on year.
- Winter Barley yields 20% up vs whole of 2018 yield data. Comparing like for like area cut on year that increases to 22% up on year.
- The dry harvest of 2018 meant a much larger area had been cut by the 19th Jul - Harvest Results data suggests 17 times more area cut for the same date last year than 2019.
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