Thriplow Farms Annual Report 1984

A good year, but not the greatest. While the rest of the country was enjoying the biggest harvest ever, our yields were slightly down on last year’s record. It is a sobering thought that the average (repeat, average) wheat yield in the United Kingdom last harvest was 60cwt per acre (7.5 tonnes/ha). As recently as seven years ago at Thriplow we were pretty excited if a single field yielded this amount.

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