The potatoes are all lifted, areas lifted Burnham deep dale next to the sea on sand land and the reminder on fen soils around Manea and Baston areas. Great team effort and well deserved rest for the guys.
Gary very kindly came and filmed us lifting sugar beet and cultivating and drilling behind. We are lifting sugar beet in blackthorn field on hanslope clay. Very grateful for the dry time. https://youtu.be/EqyFZr3p6-M Hope you enjoy our video.
The sugar beet is being lifted at Rectory Farm with the ropa and chaser with the challenger working behind ready for the drill. Sky fall Milling wheat will be drilled to be used for bread making.
Jamie is busy ploughing on top of ex beet land in front of the drill. This is not a common activity for us. We are ploughing up dry from the dry summer where the soil hasn’t been driven on. Ryan … Read More
We are cultivating and drilling after some sugar beet lifted and grown by another. The operation wasn’t conducted under CTF conditions and its like going back in time for me and seeing the soil behave so differently. The weight of … Read More
We have replaced the trailer this year with a Hawe beet chaser. It allows us to build bigger piles because of the length and height of the elevator. The reducing the stored beet pile allows more following crop into the … Read More
4 bedroom farm house has had a make over. 4 en-suite and a modernised touch the house has come out superb. Will make some one a lovely home.
The boys have done well, the autumn drilling behind combinable crops is completed and we are busy drilling wheat behind the sugar beet.
Potato lifting is going well with conditions in our favour. The potatoes are being lifted by the grimme 2 row self propelled and put into a Jones potato chaser which in turns loads a lorry and start to the factory … Read More