Sunday, 25 November 2012

Nuffield director retires

John Stones retires after 11 years of being Nuffield Director. Letting his hair down. A fair well party on Saturday night after three days of the Nuffield conference. Excellent papers.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Ad maize harvesting

Pretoria energy harvesting rented land for maize going into their AD plant.

Sunday, 18 November 2012

Sheep leave to visit the Ram

We loaded up the sheep today for them to go see the Ram for lambs at spring time.

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Remembrance Sunday

11th hour on the 11th day on the 11th month. Westminster to Whitehall. Serviceman and ladies remembered.

Lord Mayors show

Worshipful Company of Farmers in the procession. Mr Streeter with his 60 year old tractor and a modern Claas Xerion with John Reynolds the master following. We enjoyed a lovely lunch in Fletchers Hall.

Saturday, 10 November 2012

Bird boxes installed

We have put 8 swallow boxes on the Grainstore and one owl box. Swallow boxes are 8 meters high to allow them plenty of room to swoop. We will keep an eye out for any new residents.

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Carting maize for a local AD Plant

Carting maize in a 75 cu yd trailer, to a central site to be clamped. Shane has come back from Ireland for three weeks to drive the 4wd MAN.

Preparing the area for straw

Our 25000 bale storage site has a make over. While its wet we are putting our time to good use.

Sunday, 4 November 2012

More rain in Dry Drayton

Finishing the drilling seems a long shot with the daily rain. Sundays showers have turned into a storm. Frosts will be the next chance to drill.