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Bringing in the Cotswold harvest

By |2018-08-08T10:28:09+00:00August 8th, 2018|Wheat quality|

I wanted to be there as the first wheat harvest came in this year. It was a month ago, standing on the top of the Evenlode valley looking towards our mill, that I had a cheeky wager with my friend. We bet on when we’d see the farmer’s combine harvester making those tell-tale tracks in [...]

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Bertie Matthews preparing for the wheat harvest

By |2018-07-16T09:29:27+00:00July 11th, 2018|Wheat quality|

Sitting in my office at the mill, I look out over the river Evenload, and beyond the Shipton Church tower, towards the fields of wheat growing on the Cotswold hills. The wheat harvest is approaching. The sun has been shining for two weeks now. These hills have never looked better. But I wonder, does all of [...]

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