News from the Farm

Latest Issue 152 January

December was a wet month, with our local pumps having to manage 8 million tonnes of water

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Issue 151 December
News from the Farm Issue 151 December

This month Nicholas discusses wheat shortages & how the harvest hasn't been so good this year

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Issue 150 November
News from the Farm Issue 150 November

Rain wasn't our friend during October, but we managed to get a couple of dry days for the sunflower harvest

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Issue 149 October
News from the Farm Issue 149 October

This month, Nicholas discusses this year's harvest, swallows and intensive farming

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Issue 148 September
News from the Farm Issue 148 September

The Vine House Farm garden quietened down considerably during September

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Issue 147 August
News from the Farm Issue 147 August

Swallows & House Martins are still breeding and will be here until early September

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Issue 146 July 2020
News from the Farm Issue 146 July 2020

We've been busy loading 112 tonnes of potatoes

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Issue 145 June 2020
News from the Farm Issue 145 June 2020

The sunny weather continues, three consecutive months of sunshine and less than 2ins of rain in those three months.

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Issue 144 May
News from the Farm Issue 144 May

We’ve had a wonderful April; seldom have we had so much constant sunshine - 20 days of cloudless skies.

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Issue 143 April
News from the Farm Issue 143 April

It's been a bit warmer than average & the blowing wind has dried out the soil

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Issue 142 March
News from the Farm Issue 142 March

Creating waves on the fields whilst sugar beet is being harvested

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Issue 141 February
News from the Farm Issue 141 February

Fieldfare are now starting to appear on the farm

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Issue 140 January
News from the Farm Issue 140 January

Most of the rivers and drains are full and three River Witham tributaries have broken their banks

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Issue 139 December
News from the Farm Issue 139 December

The weather is a key topic on the farm at them moment, as its effects are far reaching

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Issue 138 November
News from the Farm Issue 138 November

Stonechats must have had quite a good year as I have been seeing pairs and singles quite often on the farm during October.

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Issue 137 October
News from the Farm Issue 137 October

Goldfinches are busy feeding on the teasels and Burdocks that grow on our uncut margins.

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Issue 136 September
News from the Farm Issue 136 September

The wet weather had a diverse effect on our wheat harvest this year

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