Friday, 22 July 2011

2011 Nuffield Aussies

Michael Foss from Western Australia, Bruce rock. Craig Duffield from South Australia, Ramco.

Touring around East Anglia's farming businesses.

Thursday, 14 July 2011

We have lift off

Solar tracking panels have been turned on. We are producing power.

Clay land farmers came for a farming tour and opened the solar panels. 49 kw/hr solar panels with up to an additional 35% uplift due to tracking the sun.

Saturday, 9 July 2011

Harvest 2011

Here we go, are you ready to rumble.

Chaser bin and lexion and the cultivator one run behind.

7 metre topdown travelling at 12 km at 3" deep. Making a first class job.

Harvest 2011is on the way.

Movies on you tube under pxfarms1.

Location:Cambridge,United Kingdom

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Sprinter 12 club

Flew this morning to hungry to look at a sprinter 12 with Michael Horsch, Tom Hawthorne, Anthony Wiseman and Stephen Burcham.

Went to GSD a 16000 ha+ farm. Excellent management and farming rotation.

90000 tonnes of storage.

Cooling the grain in the silos drops the air by 15c to outside temperature.

YouTube Video

Combining osr with 6 combines.

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Back on the farm

Second combine turned up today.

Service truck ready for harvest. Fiesta van gets taken to the challenger each day for Chris to get home.

The first of five solar panels is bolted together.

Fingers cross, switched on Friday.

Monday, 4 July 2011

Ash cloud

Planes cancelled due to the Ash cloud in chile. 500 people queueing for check out. Got an extra day in Buenos Aires I put it to good use and wrote 5000 words of my project. Stayed in a wonderful hotel called Alvear palace. Kevin got off to brazil.

Just arrived at Heathrow after 43.5 hours a wonderful time in Argentina.

Location:Argentina, Buenos Aires