Ups and Downs

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Woke this morning to find we had 8981 litres of tractor diesel stolen worth excess £6400,00. Hedge planting has started on the recently dug out ditch. Hit a water pipe today, causing a small flood. Managed Hedge cutting and liquid … Read More

John Deere wheel extensions

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John Deere 7530 has some extensions built for controlled traffic farming. These extensions are 1.8 metres between the tyres which is our wheel spacing. Charles Padfield from Padco made the extensions especially for our requirement. This was the last machine … Read More

Homeward bound

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On route from Louisville Kentucky to Chicago we found an agricultural auction site which had 10’s of acres of machinery lined up. Went to the Willis (sears) building which is the tallest in USA and was the tallest in the … Read More

Kentucky AG show

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Kentucky Agricultural show is the largest undercover in USA. Arrived here with Andrew, Tam, and Tamash who farm in Hungary. Also caught up with The Ries’s who farm in Minneapolis.

Drax power station

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Drax power station just outside Selby produces 7-10% of the uk power. Producing electricity from coal and biomass. The biomass is from miscanthus, willow, popular and wheat straw. The visit was organised by Bill Young for Nuffield Scholars. It was … Read More