Barley going for gold as first harvest yield a hit

Cereal grower Jimmy Purcell, Orchardstown, Clonmel, Co Tipperary harvested volume six row winter barley at Knocklofty the first of this year’s harvest.

John Blackmore, Killenaule is pictured side filling one of the trailers. The moisture was 19 per cent and the yield appears to be significantly improved on last year.

Photograph O’Gorman Photography