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Due to the long spell of bitterly cold weather, we finally got onto the fields in the second half of March
The 'Beast from the East' caused havoc, with drifting snow blocking roads around the farm
The tractors may be in storage for now, but we've been busy loading potatoes
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We're loading potatoes and sugar beet on the farm
October was almost record breaking for the amount of dry weather...
Although the rain has hindered us, in a way it has also been quite good for us. All the rape and the cover crops are growing well and we are able to lift our potatoes without bruising them, which is m
We finished the wheat harvest on 24th August, about a week earlier than normal. Yields have been a good average with a lot of crops yielding just over 4 tonnes per acre, or 10 tonnes per hectare.
The first half of July was warm and dry, however we had a shower on St Swithin’s day and it has rained ever since.
The warm weather has meant we've had an early start to the harvest, but the crops aren't enjoying the lack of rain.
Once all the planting has been completed, we give the farm machinery an overhaul, to make sure it is all in top shape for harvest time.
We're busy on the farm, making the most of the good weather. Sunflowers are planted early this month in preparation for an August bloom
With fine weather forecasted, we are planning to get on with the potato planting and drilling the sugar beet
So far we have been lucky and the avian flu restrictions have not affected us, unlike other farmers. If hens can’t be let out after a certain number of weeks, this could mean the hens, and their egg
There's not much activity in the fields at the moment, but wheat and potatoes continue to be loaded
When we're not out on the fields, the time is used mainly for the maintenance of farm equipment
The rain in November didn't cause Nicholas too many problems on the farm and the drilling and ploughing has been completed in record time
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