16 c temperature the crops are coming to life. and wanting some nitrogen to pick them up and get the growing started. Ryan is busy applying granular nitrogen and sulphur while Archie is putting on some liquid nitrogen across the … Read More
Eight lorries are currently taking sugar beet to Wissington and bring back soil conditioner. The Limex is used in a rotation around the farm to improve phosphate, potash, and ph correction. As a by product from the manufacturing process of … Read More
Farm Christmas party for the Staff.
Roger Pinner has kindly come and planted a new hedge along Scotland Road and Cherrytrees down Rectory Farm drive. They look super and hopefully in 3 years it will look magnificent with colour in the spring. Planting of the new … Read More
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