Arrival Back

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After 46 hours of travel and three flights totalling 30.15 hours i have made it back to Cambridge. Jet lag has been a small issue with 1 am and 4 am playing a big part in my day. Currently -7c … Read More

Three Nuffield Amigos

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Desiree myself and Jim Baird another UK Nuffield Scholar went on an adventure. We hired a Helicopter and went up to Mount Cook, New Zealands highest Mountain. We landed at a neighbouring mountain side. The journey took 45 minutes at … Read More

Trouble in paradise

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It must nearly be time to come home, I’ve run out of tea bags which the empire was built on. With the speed of the post it would be quicker to replenish stocks back in England. Last time i went … Read More

Rotary Board Room

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Desiree Reid Nuffield 2010 NZ, and husband Paul have a rotary board room!.Business decisions made over looking the 800 cows being milked. Desiree and Paul 10 year goal is 10 farms in 10 years. Everywhere i go at the moment … Read More

Arable and Dairy get together

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Rhys Williams Welsh Nuffield 2010 has made it to New Zealand with the family, and is driving around in a camper van. It reminded me of the Mini Winny, William Forsyth and i drove around USA in but much smarter … Read More

FAR Farm day on Precision Ag

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Pictured is Dan Bloomer demonstrating at an open day discussing Precision Ag and Soil Structure in using Controlled traffic farming. Two samples of soil 20cm by 20 cm taking from the same field and dropped onto a wooden board from … Read More

Canterbury crop day

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James Powrie and Dan Bloomer from Landwise, Hastings in the North Island, Paul and i went to the FAR combinable crop day. Stuart Wright Chairman of Nuffield New Zealand was also the chairman of Far. Craig Mackenzie a Nuffield Scholar … Read More

New Zealand, North and South

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Arrived Monday into Auckland and like all scholars decided to book into the Langham Hotel where i had afternoon tea and contemplated my next 10 days in New Zealand but avoided the Spa as im a stone heavier from leaving … Read More

James Peck’s Travelling Blog

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Whilst researching his Nuffield Scholarship study topic, ‘Arable farming, where next and how do we get there?’, James is writing a blog of his recent travels and visits. To keep up-to-date with James and his findings in Australia and New Zealand, visitwww.jamespeckpxfarms.blogspot.com

Canadian CTF tour.

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From Toowamba to Gold coast. Tim Chamen the CTF expert in the UK put me in touch with Tim Neale in Australia. Tim was hosting a CTF group from Canada. I was lucky to be invited to spend two days … Read More

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