G & J Peck have kindly supplied us with a demonstration Case 240. First impressions are good.
William Moorfoot are draining the wet patches across the fields, Andy is moving them from field to field on the low loader. A wet spring shows up the failing drainage from the 1960’s.
Relieved to see the beet in rows after the new drill. Dry in the fens (needs a rain). Still wet at Cambridge on the heavy land no rain wanted until Thursday please so we can finish the drilling for Spring.
Fingers crossed Soil structure from CTF looks good.
Today we toured wet areas around the farms to discuss the reasons and solutions. David Boothroyd our agronomist, Gordon Spoor drainage expert at Silsoe, Tim Chamen controlled traffic farming expert, Tim Sissons from William Moorfoot Drainage company.
Two tractors broke down yesterday, dealership too busy for a week to look at them!!!!
A little bit of sun and wind and we are off drilling Peas.
Freddy and Raymond have worked hard to unblock the cultivator. Still smiling after 2 days!
Fencing contractor is on site fencing along the new concrete edge with the front yard makeover.
We loaded the last of the barley from harvest 8000 tonnes today. Refilling next week.