In contrast to the last two field days, the weather also showed us its good side this time. Although it is always the topic of conversation, we have rarely had such a roller coaster ride with the weather as in the last few months. After a terribly wet autumn, the late winter and the persistent regional dryness of recent weeks, many arable farmers fear for the upcoming harvest.
In view of this and the unfavourable market situation, it was almost a miracle that the mood in Bernburg was reasonably upbeat. The willingness to innovate of the farmers selected for the traditional visitor survey was found to be far greater than two years ago.