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Farming Today This Week: Harvest 2017

Sybil Ruscoe visits Overbury Estate Farm in Worcestershire to see how 2017's harvest is going. She joins Farm Manager Jake Freestone as he makes the decision when to harvest.

Sybil Ruscoe visits Overbury Estate Farm in Worcestershire to find out how this year's harvest is going. She joins Farm Manager Jake Freestone as he makes the critical decision whether to harvest or not. As they survey the fields he explains how the weather has affected progress this year, and talks about the pressure not only to get the crop out of the ground, but also on the the farmers themselves who work long hours at this time of year and have to drop everything at a moment's notice when the call to harvest comes.

Producer: Toby Field.

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