Failures in British Agriculture

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This is a total failure to control toxic weeds (Dock)

These weeds are being ploughed in, but the plough will only break up the Dock roots and spread more Docks – making it an intractable problem – Hertfordshire, UK


Crop Failure in Oxfordshire
This whole hillside has failed
The attempts at Arable Farming here will have to be abandoned and the land put to another use

Further reading

Lentils the worlds most nutritious Fast Food

The Lentil crop can survive much drier conditions than say Chickpeas but are wiped out periodically by  ”Rust.”  some 20,000 ha were wiped out in

English grown Baked Beans

The is a  really good example of persistence in plant breeding. Baked beans grown at a Lincolnshire farm as part of an innovative project led

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