Author Archives: admin

Service Administrator Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Service Administrator to assist in our planned outlet in the Kendal area

The preferred candidate will have excellent communication skills, a friendly and courteous manner and a desire to give the best possible …

From Horse to Horsepower: The Changing Face of Farming Technology

 

We’ve come a long way from our farming roots. The advances in technology have spurred on productivity in the agricultural community and have led to a vast increase in crop production and decrease in labour costs. They have reduced …

Following the Herd on Twitter

Technology is one of the biggest aspects of modern day life. We check our smart phones in a morning and news websites seem to be the modern newspaper.

But how does this advancement in technology affect farming? One young farmer …

The Speed of Farming – Tractor World Records

We all love a good world record – especially those that involve tractors! This post details two tractor related records

You might have already heard the news, but for those of you that are not in the know, a new …

Has the Potato Had Its Chip?

The humble spud has been a staple in the British diet for centuries, winning particular favour in the Industrial Revolution as a cheap source of calories and nutrients that was easily cultivated by urban workers.

However, an alarming report from …

Acting Like Farmers; Secret Celebrity Farmers

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”
― 
Masanobu Fukuoka

Farms have always been a staple of the silver screen, and there have been literally hundreds of movies …

Alternative Livestock

If you’re considering purchasing livestock for your farm, you have a lot of choices to make. More traditional animals may include cattle and sheep. However, alternative choices have become more and more popular over the years, although you may not …

How TV Shows Are Affecting The Agriculture Industry

It is estimated that 96% of British people own a television set – we are a nation obsessed. But with new TV shows such as Great British Bake Off, Country File and First Time Farmers, could this situation …

Agriculture, The Backbone of The UK!

Civilisation and society

6000 years ago the first UK farmers started to clear the native wildwood which covered the land. They also grew crops, reared livestock and learned techniques for storing produce; making food available throughout the year.

 

In …

Starfire Network Frequency Change

Due to factors outside of John Deere’s control, frequency changes to the StarFire network that provides SF1, SF2, and RTK differential correction signal to John Deere StarFire receivers will occur between 1st November 2014 and 15th July 2015.…