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One Farm, One Year: August to December

Synopsis
Filmed in 2012 ‘One Farm, One Year: August to December’ shows the activities and the machinery used at a farm in Suffolk. The main crops grown are winter wheat, winter and spring barley, oilseed rape and sugar beet. A few beef cattle are also kept.

This programme starts with the wheat harvest, close on the heels of which are cultivations for next year’s crops. The new rape crop is already coming through, and so are the slugs. After a very variable summer the wheat harvest finally ends in early September and a week later Kevin starts drilling next year’s cereals. Drilling, fertilising and spraying are the order of the day until beet lifting from the end of October, during what turned out to be one of the wettest autumns for a hundred years.

During the entire year many ancillary activities are on view including truck loading, crop-drying, drilling maize for game cover, hedge-cutting, ditching and demonstrations of new machinery.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2013
Subjects
Agriculture
Keywords
agricultural economics; agricultural equipment; agricultural processes; crop management; crops; farming; Suffolk

Credits

Contributor
Chris Lockwood

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£17.95
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
125 minutes
Year
2017

Distributor

Name

Old Pond Publishing

Email
info@oldpond.com
Web
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Phone
01473 238 200
Fax
01473 238 201
Address
Dencora Business Centre
36 White House Road
Ipswich
IP1 5LT
Notes
DVDs and books for enthusiasts in the land-based industries: farmers and smallholders, workers in the earthmoving, forestry and heavy transport occupations. Titles deal with current activities and machinery as well as the history of the industries.

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