Monday, October 08, 2012

Oilseed Rape North Fife 2012

Oilseed rape, a valuable crop used for cooking oils, margarine spreads and increasingly for motor fuel, in Europe a directive. The problem is that the price for food use goes up just to keep our motors less dependant on mineral oil. Ummmm not a good idea.
Oilseed Rape harvest north fife. These fields were spring sown, an usually wet and cold year has held back combining. Wet ground and unequal growth.
Oilseed rape being augered into a waiting trailer.
Earlier this year, a winter sown field. More

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