Barley harvest, drones and IPF Contour

Harvest is in full swing now and we have taken advantage of the cracking Yorkshire weather to start harvest a week earlier than normal. With highs of 28 degrees over the weekend we cut into our Syngenta Bazooka Barley. This is the first time we have grown hybrid Barley on the farm always favouring cassia previously. The dry conditions have undoubtedly impacted yields but still achieved a yield of 6.9 t/ha over the weigh bridge. Straw yields were equally as good with 3.2 tonnes hectare of straw achieved.

We have been using variable rate fertiliser applications for 3 years through IPF and have seen our yields increase. Continue reading

New Equipment, HS2, help needed!

Today’s blog is written from the sunny climbs of Busot, a little village 30 minutes outside of Alicante. Whilst the sun is a welcome addition it is always a shame to be missing out on Cereals 2018 which looks like its going to be a cracking event. Hopefully I will get to the next one. Its always great to see the machinery demos, new technology, listening to experts and speaking with suppliers putting names to faces. Continue reading

Items for Sale

We currently have the following items for sale. Should you be interested in any items please use our contact us page to get in touch.

£200 2x 8 stud Ford wheels with row crop Michelin biba grip 8.3 – 44.

£300 – 3.5 metre Cambridge Rolls

Ford 5000? Front mounted toolbox – original