What’s been happening down on the farm? Tom’s update – 9 February 2024

A picture of Tom Eve, Farm Manager at P.X. FarmsLet’s take a look back at the last couple of weeks with Tom, P.X. Farms Farm Manager:

We’ve been busy doing maintenance work the last couple of weeks on machinery and our fields, as well as taking the opportunity in the last cold spell to get the winter wheat finished.  We’re looking forward to starting our fertiliser programme on all the crops, working in tandem with our regenerative agriculture practices.

Two of our eight-tonne Volvo Diggers have had routine management. Simon and I have been busy in the workshop checking the trailers for their Tilly tests – an important British Standard for trailer maintenance (BS 14200: 2023 Maintenance of Machinery – Specification).

With wet conditions, we’ve been clearing waterways, including the main arteries by the fields and roadside, preventing flooding and ensuring proper drainage.

Our new sheds are getting ready for use across two sites:

Even though we are only in February, we’re gearing up for harvest already with our new combine header that has just arrived at the farm:

Did you catch James’s interview? James appeared on TNT Radio to talk about the state of British farming in light of all the protests in mainland Europe.

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Let’s hope the weather starts drying out a bit.

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What’s been happening at P.X. Farms? Our end of the year 2023 update

As we draw a close to 2023, we’d like to thank all our clients and partners for working with us this past year, and wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. During the festive period, we will be closed from 22nd December 2023 and returning 2nd January 2024.

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