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Mention of Golden retrievers old vegan thread, with Monsanto food production and food control reminded me we had just started discussing what seemed to be fake harvest failures and crop reductions on the old forum.  As with everything they plan the rumour starts then reality starts following soon after in a carefully scripted 'coincidence.'

This from an east Anglia farming paper. Bold text mine

 

East Anglian farmers are facing another huge weather headache after a bone-dry spring sowing season.

National Farmers’ Union vice president Tom Bradshaw, who farms at Fordham, near Colchester, said only a few weeks ago, farmers were desperate for dry weather – but now they are having too much of it. It was clear that they were now seeing more weather extremes and volatility than previously, he added.

If the dry spell goes on for another two weeks, it would start to cause real problems. On his own farm, his wheat crop would start to be compromised, he
said.

Guy Smith, who farms at St Osyth, near Clacton-on-Sea – one of the driest parts of the country – admitted it had been a difficult growing season.

“In the last six weeks we have gone from worrying about getting machinery stuck after the winter deluge to fallowing land due to spring drought.

Because of lack of rain he is now irrigating the replacement spring wheat to try to get it to grow. To go from getting two to three times our average rainfall in the five months October to February to then get seven weeks with no significant rain is the most perverse turnaround I’ve ever witnessed.

“Fertiliser is not getting washed into the crops we did get established in the autumn and anything spring-drilled into cobbly seedbeds is struggling to establish. Rain over the next couple of weeks may put things back on track, but prospects for harvest 2020 look grim.”

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Not letting me do full article will try again later. Edit done now

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keeping this for future reference, 

 

 

https://ahdb.org.uk/news/taking-a-look-at-uk-crop-production-2020-21 

Taking a look at UK crop production 2020/21

 

Friday, 21 February 2020

Market Commentary

UK feed wheat futures (May-20) saw a slight recovery yesterday, closing at £153.5/t, up £0.25/t from Wednesday. This rise extended to new crop UK wheat futures (Nov-20) which increased by £0.35/t to £161.75/t. However, on opening this morning, prices for both months have fallen. Weekly French crop conditions were unchanged at 65% of soft wheat rated at good/excellent. French spring barley plantings were reportedly at 20% planted, up 4% on the week.

The USDA announced planting intentions for the upcoming season yesterday. US farmers intend to plant 38.04Mha of maize, up 1.74Mha from last year, which if realised would be the largest maize area since 2016. US farmers intend to plant 34.39Mha of soyabeans, up 3.60Mha, on last year as farmers seek to recover from weather affected plantings last year.

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Taking a look at UK crop production 2020/21

This season is already one of the most challenging for growers in recent times and will be a memorable season for many years in the future. Now that our updated Early Bird Survey (EBS) has been released, it gives us the opportunity to take a look at crop production figures with the use of three different scenarios. Our ‘worst case’ scenario is a measurable instance, rather than trying to pin a figure on a figurative ‘total crop failure’.

The three scenarios and the workings behind them are as follows:

Best case scenario: Taking the full Early Bird Survey area figure, assuming no further crop area losses and multiplying by a five year average yield to get a best case production figure.

Mid-range scenario: This scenario takes a percentage of the EBS area figure and multiplies the area by an average of the best and worst yield, to get a mid-range production figure. For oats, OSR and winter barley, this area figure is 90% of the EBS. This is different for some crops and is explained in detail below.

Worst measurable case scenario: This scenario takes a significant cut to the EBS figures and multiplies that by a five year low yield. This is different for some crops and is explained further below. 

Wheat


Taking a look at wheat first, our estimates for the 2020/21 season have production at a worst measurable case scenario of 9.01Mt and a best case scenario of 12.63Mt. The mid-range scenario is a production figure of 10.74Mt, which would be the lowest wheat production season in the last twenty years by over 840kt. Either way, the production figure will have a considerable old-crop carryover added to the balance.

The worst case scenario makes use of the total wheat area planted by February 14th, not including any further spring intentions. This figure is 1,217KHa, and is multiplied by the average wheat yield from the wet 2012/13 season which was 7.4t/ha. This then gives a production figure of 9.01Mt.

The best case scenario makes use of the full EBS wheat figure assuming the intentions are met. This is a figure is 1,504KHa and is multiplied the five year average wheat yield of 8.4t/ha. This then gives a best case production figure of 12.63Mt.

Barley

Our estimates for barley have production at a worst measurable case of 4.48Mt, and a best case scenario of 8.50Mt. This wide range is largely due to the degree of spring barley planting which if intentions are fully met, could be at a 47% increase on last year. Given the later plantings dates for spring barley, there is the possibility that production could reach the higher end of this range.

Spring barley seems the likely choice for many who are intending to increase spring cropping area. A mid-range estimate has the total barley production at 6.40Mt. The production figure will meet a large carryover of barley which could turn this season into a consecutive year of a large barley surplus.

The worst measurable case production figure for spring barley is 2.7Mt, whilst the best case scenario would be 6.0Mt. The best case scenario makes use of the full intended EBS area of 1,042Kha with the five year average yield of 5.8t/ha. The worst case scenario assumes 50% of the intended EBS spring area gets planted, with a five year low yield of 5.2t/ha.

As winter barley requires a vernalisation period, it is very unlikely any further winter barley will be planted so the EBS figure used for the different scenarios accounts for crop area losses rather than intentions not being met. Therefore, the worst case scenario assumes a 20% crop loss of what is planted. A yield of 6.4t/ha is used in this scenario, this figure was the UK yield achieved in the 2012/13 season. The worst measureable production figure is then 1.77Mt.

The best case winter barley scenario would be a production figure of 2.46Mt. This is assuming that the EBS figure of 347Kha is unaffected by any area losses and is multiplied by a five year average yield of 7.1t/ha.

Oilseed rape

Our estimates for oilseed rape have a best case scenario production figure of 1.26Mt, and a worst case production figure of 895Kt, with a mid-range estimate of 1.07Mt. The best case figure is still a year on year decline of 489Kt, which alone paints a worrying outlook for the future of the UK rapeseed crop.

The best case scenario assumes the published EBS area of 361KHa is unaffected by any further crop reductions and is multiplied by the five year average yield of 3.5t/ha. The EBS figure included an assumption of the scale of winter area losses from crop establishment failure and cabbage stem flea beetle damage. The rapeseed area and yield figures may be affected by further pest damage and disease pressure moving into warmer spring temperatures.

The mid-range scenario assumes a 10% loss to our EBS area figures making the area at 324.9Kha, multiplying this by an average yield of 3.3t/ha gives a production figure at 1072.17Kt. The UK’s import demand for rapeseed going forward, will be large either way given the reduction on an already low production figure last year.

Oats

One spring option which is likely to see an increase in area is oats. Our EBS figures detail intentions to plant increasing 26% on last year. The UK oat area has seen a resurgence in recent years, especially as the crop is a viable option for combating blackgrass.

Our estimates for oat production detail a mid-range scenario figure at 1,092Kt, an increase of 20Kt on production last year. The best case scenario has an estimate of 1.28Mt, providing the full intended EBS figure is planted with a five year average yield. The worst case scenario assumes a 20% loss to the EBS intended area, multiplied by the five year low yield of 5.0t/ha, giving a production figure of 916Kt.

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An Israeli meat substitute company has developed a faux steak in a bid to ease the environmental damage the meat industry has on Earth. 

 

The faux meat industry has been on the rise in recent years, with the likes of meat-free sausages and burgers hitting the shops, but this will be the first-ever faux steak.

Eshchar Ben-Shitrit, CEO of Redefine Meat, the company behind the venture, is hoping to create enough 3D printers so the company can produce 250kg of the steak alternative a day, with the intention of replacing the high demand for cows.

 

https://www.unilad.co.uk/food/alternate-meat-start-up-hopes-3d-printed-steak-will-revolutionise-food-industry/

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Nature has it’s own methods of causing havoc with humans and food production. Volcanoes produce reductions of sunshine and often change the weather into droughts and extreme rain. The last few seasons have been difficult with organic vegetables and good grass production with small bales. Old English statement:- A cold wet May means a barn full of Hay. 

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6 hours ago, Woodsman said:

Nature has it’s own methods of causing havoc with humans and food production. Volcanoes produce reductions of sunshine and often change the weather into droughts and extreme rain. The last few seasons have been difficult with organic vegetables and good grass production with small bales. Old English statement:- A cold wet May means a barn full of Hay. 

 

Important to realize the ET's who control society,  also  have tech which can manipulate weather , cause earthquakes and volcanoes .... So it's no coincidence we see at this time a rise in all sorts of 'natural' disasters  , forest fires , anomalous weather .... it will impact food production , all synchronized with politicians and covid also effecting production ... all part of the same plan ....economic collapse , food shortage 

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Whilst I know scientists have had some success with making rain (and numerous failures as cannot control winds and sea currents) I do not believe that volcanoes can be made to happen on demand from external sources and have been natural before humans and will be going long after we are all vanished from this world.

 

Agricultural fields are being made into compacted messes from excessive large modern machines so vital rain washes off instead of soaking into the soil and chemicals plastered on them in the foolish hope to produce more food as the populations becomes unsustainable are washed into rivers and the sea.  A large number of fires around the world are caused from the lack of professional care and maintenance leaving (fuel sources to ignite from lightning storms and mains electric power lines). In Australia where aboriginal practices have continued the fire risks are almost no problem and those methods are now being considered to help in the future.     

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On 9/2/2020 at 9:09 PM, Woodsman said:

Nature has it’s own methods of causing havoc with humans and food production. Volcanoes produce reductions of sunshine and often change the weather into droughts and extreme rain. The last few seasons have been difficult with organic vegetables and good grass production with small bales. Old English statement:- A cold wet May means a barn full of Hay. 

Man has it's own ways also. I seem to recall from the 1960's on, brainwashed morons were out in the streets screaming for "One man, One vote".

 

Well, you got it, first Kenya, thousands of acres of good farming land destroyed, then the rest of Africa died, one by one. Crops from Rhodesia - what crops? - NOTHING. Crops from, Angola - What crops? - NOTHING. Thousands of acres of farm, growing tomatoes, pineapples, and just about everything that was edible - GONE. 

 

Huge cattle farms in SW Africa - GONE. Cashew nuts and prawns from Mozambique - GONE, South African farms, the breadbasket of Africa - GONE. 

 

All the White farmers murdered, there wives and children raped and murdered. Unsurprisingly, no one even mentions this.

 

Everything has been split up into small plots for black owners. As soon as they get the land, they cut down all the trees - snakes. Then they dig up all the grass around the house - snakes again. Then the women, plant crops, but they get pissed on Fridays, and over the weekend and don't recover until Tuesday. The crops get infested with everything going, they never get watered so the land is barren.

 

Well done, everyone. Now the USA is killing the soil by fracking and the UK will follow. Why are you surprised there are going to be massive food shortages? The One Man expecting a vote, because you told him it was good, now leaves the shithole he has allowed to happen back home and comes to Europe and the UK, and he expects to get to vote there as well. What does he vote for? Why, a BLACK Government like he had before he fled.

 

The Muslims flee from the hell hole in the Middle East, because of the corruption and come to Europe. As soon as they get here, they wants a Muslim government with the same corruption that made them flee in the first place.

 

Since the 1970's the media have made a concerted effort to stop families, stop marriage, stop normal sexual relations and stop the birthrate. IT WORKED, but the African and the Muslims didn't get targeted, so they are out breeding us at a rate of knots.

 

Even if we manage to stop the covid bullshit and the climate change bullshit the invaders will out-breed us and take over the UK and Europe this century. A lot sooner than you think.

 

Now we are putting them into government as well. Even making them the Mayor of the financial capital of the world.

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