- There are some differences in different fields, but as a whole we are very satisfied. We have filled our three silos and now have to build more. We have just started casting for another silo, says Gunnar Johansson at Bleckenstads gård.
For many farmers, 2018 was a catastrophic year for hay and fodder due to the drought.
- We had to invest two million kroner in an irrigation system, says Gunnar Johansson at Bleckenstad's farm outside Mjölby.
The hay harvests this year, however, are a little different depending on where in the county you live.
- The western part is better while the areas east of Linköping are worse because they received less rain, says Jeanette Blackert, chairman of LRF in Östergötland.