Afternoon tea

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We had afternoon tea for everyone at the farm to introduce Andrew Reeve our new Transport Manager and Paul Botsford our new Farm Manager to the team. 

Second sugar beet cleaner

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We have started running a second sugar beet cleaner which has come out of retirement. To keep up with the increased yield this year and the reduced permits at Bury factory due to a major breakdown we have put 3 … Read More

LAMMA 2015

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LAMMA 2015 was held at East of England show ground with weather at 2c with a wind chill. Only farmers would have an outside show in the winter.  Enjoyable day looking at machinery and technology.  This show has developed into … Read More

Garford 6 row demonstration

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Philip Garford and George Hall bought a 6 row Garford harvester to Botany Bay for a demonstration. Very interesting with the whole outfit weighing 12 tonnes including the tractor and topper. Left the soil in the centre ready to drill. 

Romney sheep in litlington

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Rob Hodgkins is grazing stubble turnips on Ralph Parkers land where we are carting the sugar beet. Fantastic system grazing cover crops putting fertility back into the land. 

Next sugar beet lift

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We have started the last lift of sugar beet. Bryon is on the tractor and trailer keeping the harvester running,  Sammy and Michael are ploughing and combination drilling behind. Big beet in this field which was after min till.  Nigel … Read More