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SAFELY GATHERED IN

It is the end of summer, time for the farmers to harvest their crops. Around us it is mainly wheat this year, although the ‘local’ farmer tends to rotate with barley and oil-seed rape, both of which come in earlier. … Continue reading

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THE TRACTORS ARE COMING

It has begun – again. The annual cycle of spraying and spreading that seems to go on constantly once the crops start to grow. It really isn’t something you ever think about, unless you happen to live adjacent to arable … Continue reading

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