Poll Results: 63% say they will not have enough straw for Winter 2017


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Poll Results: 63% say they will not have enough straw for Winter 2017

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We asked and you told us.

Farmers around the country are beginning to realise that Winter 2017 is going to be a tough one after our recent straw poll has showed that 63% of farmers have said they will not have enough straw this winter.

The bad news comes as a result of a wet summer which hampered tillage farmers efforts to gather crops and as a result harvest straw.

Straw supplies in the country are expected to be lower this year with many now looking to the UK to help bolster already low supplies. As a result straw is expected to increase in price.

68% of farmers expressed worry about access to straw.

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