2018-08-08 08:23:10 UTC
rain. This affects food crops and feed crops for the animals and the
latter are running out, having to be used early because the grass is
drying up, and all crops are affected by the farms growing fuel crops,
for which they get a premium.
I don't think any of the farmers around Ambridge have been heard
complaining about the difficulty of finding feed for animals or
woprrying about the crops to come if the rain doesn't come. That would
surely affect them all. Also there will apparently be water shortages
for watering crops. Are any doing that? Tony should be, or Tom. And
for feeding animals.
We have heard about picker shortages beause of Brexit. What about
services? There are shortages of vets and doctors. And anyway we don't
hear much about school places and Dr facilities for the new houses.
Will their construction improve things?
I'd rather hear those stories than Sussan fishing for information and
Jenny agonising about downsizing, which many people do.