Classics Earning their keep.

Taken a couple of years ago.
First proper workout after the model D was laid up for 40 years.:)
Not me driving but a mate who was desperate to have a go.



1977 David brown 996 does all the topping (10ft topper) manure spreading (2.5t) silage fields rolling (10 ft) and is on the 4 rotor Tedder too. Leaves the bigger tractors to do the tougher jobs. Will try get pics up ASAP

Farmer Dod

We bought an old Leyland for veggie patch for shop. Gets a job through spring and summer sowing/scarifying and spraying needs/ carrots/ beet root etc. Also gets a job at lambing time with transport box. Comes in handy and makes you appreciate power steering in modern tractors and how quiet/more comfortable they are.
@Tha Ulsterscot, Is that a Jones Balers Mini Tedder behind the Marshall?
Yep, its a mini tedder, just found it this past winter. Dad had one years ago, so I knew it would be good for what I wanted. It is to replace a Bamfords Whuffler, which was just a wee bit narrow to leave a full width sward for the round baler.So far its working a treat. Keep the posts coming, there's bound to be a lot more oldies still working:cool:

Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin

In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...