A labour and machinery review carried out on Richard Orr’s Monitor Farm has made him stop and think when it comes to replacing his rusting fertiliser spreader. Along with benchmarking, the review
[embed]https://www.facebook.com/AHDBcereals/videos/755316388173890/[/embed] In doing the process of the [machinery] review, I learnt as much as I did coming out of the far end, which was very
We’re just about to kick off this winter’s Monitor Farm meetings. All four here in the south-west are starting on the topic of machinery power and labour – costs, work rates and efficiency. Over
Attending the Tillage Live event this autumn there is all manner of soil moving kit on show. While peer pressure may lead you to reduce cultivations, a day at this event will make you feel ploughing
The combine harvester is the coming together of many constituent parts. The header was a development of the reaper. It was a Scotsman, Patrick Bell, who developed it. He was a Scottish
By Russell Price It’s nice to sit in the office looking at the beautiful rain falling outside on the now lush crops and enjoy the fact we have finally caught up with the workload, apart from an
For more information or to attend the summer meeting, contact Paul Hill, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Knowledge Exchange Manager for the South East on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07964 243699.
Unless otherwise specified, winter meetings run from 10:30am to 2:30pm at Bapchild Village Hall, School Ln, Bapchild, Sittingbourne ME9 9NL, and include a light lunch. If you are interested in
To attend the meeting , AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Knowledge Exchange Manager.
The season of the well-known farming shows is upon us and if you are like me it’s easy to get carried away looking at the shiny new kit, thinking it could be a life-line for your business. I find