News from the Farm

Issue 119 April
News from the Farm Issue 119 April

Due to the long spell of bitterly cold weather, we finally got onto the fields in the second half of March

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Issue 118 March
News from the Farm Issue 118 March

The 'Beast from the East' caused havoc, with drifting snow blocking roads around the farm

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Issue 117 February
News from the Farm Issue 117 February

The tractors may be in storage for now, but we've been busy loading potatoes

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Issue 116 January
News from the Farm Issue 116 January

We're loading potatoes and sugar beet on the farm

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Issue 114 November
News from the Farm Issue 114 November

October was almost record breaking for the amount of dry weather...

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Issue 113 October
News from the Farm Issue 113 October

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

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No. 112 September
News from the Farm No. 112 September

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.

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No. 111 August
News from the Farm No. 111 August

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.

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No. 110 July
News from the Farm No. 110 July

The warm weather has meant we've had an early start to the harvest, but the crops aren't enjoying the lack of rain.

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No. 109 June
News from the Farm No. 109 June

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.

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No. 108 May
News from the Farm No. 108 May

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

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No. 107 April
News from the Farm No. 107 April

With fine weather forecasted, we are planning to get on with the potato planting and drilling the sugar beet

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No. 106 March
News from the Farm No. 106 March

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

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No. 105 February
News from the Farm No. 105 February

There's not much activity in the fields at the moment, but wheat and potatoes continue to be loaded

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No. 104 January
News from the Farm No. 104 January

When we're not out on the fields, the time is used mainly for the maintenance of farm equipment

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No. 103 December
News from the Farm No. 103 December

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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