Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Case 240 demo

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. 

Saturday, 23 April 2016

First sign of beet in rows in the fens

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. 

Friday, 22 April 2016

Beet straight in on 6m CTF

Fingers crossed
Soil structure from CTF looks good. 

Drainage experts

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. 

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Two tractors down

Two tractors broke down yesterday, dealership too busy for a week to look at them!!!!

Pea drilling this afternoon

A little bit of sun and wind and we are off drilling Peas. 

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Blocked cultivator

Freddy and Raymond have worked hard to unblock the cultivator. Still smiling after 2 days! 

Sunday, 17 April 2016

Fencing contractor

Fencing contractor is on site fencing along the new concrete edge with the front yard makeover. 

Friday, 15 April 2016

Last loads of barley

We loaded the last of the barley from harvest 8000 tonnes today. Refilling next week. 

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Panels down ready for the new roof

Dundee and Edinburgh buildings make over is having the finishing touches before the new roof goes on. 

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

First drilled sugar beet says hello.

First sign of sugar beet has just started to make an appearance on the first drilled with the Horsch Maestro. 

Sheep moving

Dudley and Phil moved the sheep to the next field. 

Friday, 8 April 2016

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Friday, 1 April 2016