Supplying logs direct to customers has turned into a major diversification for one Shropshire farming business, using some of the most advanced processing kit and drying techniques. Alex Heath finds out more.
Fencing has expanded to be about more than just keeping stock in their designated field, as Jane Carley discovers on meeting with an ambitious young contractor.
The flexibility to make multiple cuts and boost forage quality has pointed one Dumfries farmer towards the use of a forage wagon. Jane Carley reports.
With safety increasingly under the spotlight and more distance covered on the road, one farm has opted for a trio of bale trailers with hydraulically operated sides, reducing the time taken strapping a load. Jane Carley reports.
For one Scottish farmer, the logistics of collecting and hauling round bales has become a streamlined affair, thanks to a Canadian round bale chaser.
Haiths bagging trailer has the potential to cut costs for potato growers, by simplifying logistics and handling. Geoff Ashcroft spoke to a Herefordshire grower who has invested in two of them.
With an ageing machine the weak point in the logistical chain, a change of plan was needed for Greens Farmings beetroot campaign, prompting it to purchase a brace of Dezeure reverse tip trailers.
Bringing the silage-making process in-house is something many livestock farms aspire to. For one Cheshire beef rearer, a forage wagon has enabled flexibility to improve silage and cut machinery costs.
The purchase of a forage wagon has enabled Derbyshire farmer Glenn Mosley to take full control of the farms silage-making operation, bringing with it several claimed benefits.