Sunday, 31 July 2016

Started wheat

Started wheat 5 lorries carting. Martin opens the new shed. Barley to the right, wheat dried to the left. Wheat coming in at 18mc. Cutting well bushel weight 75 kg/hl. George and Pete are very happy with the new shed. 

Friday, 22 July 2016

Women in farming

We had a great group come for a visit around the farm. Over 40 ladies came for an afternoon farm walk. 

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Nearly started combining

Mower demonstration on the first area for the combines to hitch up and one of the combines comes to start harvest and the rain fell. 
Philip on the digger is clearing the spoil away and making good the bank for the trees to be planted this late Autumn. 

Finishing touches to the grain walling

Martin, George (other side of the panel) and Raymond are finishing the last touches to the grain walling. 

What now

Cla, Ashton, Bidwells, HSBC and Churchgate sponsored event today for an early bird at Newmarket race course. What now with the decision to leave europe for uk agriculture. 
Chaired by Tim Breitmeyer. Take home message, it's going to be difficult times with opportunity. 

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Cladding on one side finished

What a difference new cladding makes to the appearance of a shed and the approach from the road to the farm. 

Monday, 4 July 2016

Cladding is going on Edinburgh store

50% of the cladding is finished on Edinburgh Store. 
Grain walling is being rebuilt along the rear of the building and the lean too. 

Sunday, 3 July 2016

Big brother Gooden

Jason Gooden came over from Lockhart Australia for a family wedding and popped over for a visit. 

Friday, 1 July 2016

Criminal damage

This afternoon at approx 5.15 one bowser was dropped off and the other collected and within 20 minutes somebody cut the pipes on the back. Why? 

I love concrete