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    Brank

    Just seen a reference to "brank " being cut with a binder and stacked in the 1920's. Was it grown for game bird food?
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    Towing stuff about in tandem

    What about thrashing machine, baler and water cart, carrying a land rover towed by steam engine.
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    On farm white diesel

    But cost of battery and starter motor?
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    Ploughing Matches - Dates, Announcements, Locations etc etc

    Thank you for taking the trouble.
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    Ploughing Matches - Dates, Announcements, Locations etc etc

    Any spring matches in East Anglia or are they not advertised?
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    Investment Tractor

    Ford Power Major.
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    Calf born with no eyes,

    Should have been called Cyclops
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    Diaries, calendars etc. from suppliers

    Family members had to take turns to have the George Thurlow calenders of the 1950s
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    anybody know where this sugar beet factory is ? was ?

    Similar to Ely with river to left of main building but believe train line has been double track since before factory was built.
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    One for Dr Wazzock.

    In the 1960s always thought that Standens were designed to work in fenland soils where they had their works and depots. Couldn't work well in clay soils where Catchpole Cadets reigned supreme.
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    Winston Finch

    Could someone please give me an address or postcode for Sunday's match. Many thanks.
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    Ploughing Matches - Dates, Announcements, Locations etc etc

    Made a comment three years ago about lack of information re. ploughing matches. Missed two last weekend, Herts and Suffolk. Saw post match reports but no advance information. Trying to get grandson interested but I suppose you tube is better than nothing. Surely young blood is necessary for the...
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    Ploughing Matches - Dates, Announcements, Locations etc etc

    Any after harvest matches in East Anglia this autumn? Ex_ploughman now spectating.
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    I remember when.............

    Putting a straw filled sack on metal tractor seat to prevent piles. (Didn't work)
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    Cars overtaking while waiting to turn right

    They don't usually drive tractors
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