Drilling spring barley in early March.
Newborn twin lambs just turned out.
New season lambs almost ready for the table.
Locombe Hill windmill.
Combining Organic Maris Otter malting barley destined for Stroud Brewery.
Stacking barley straw. Unharvested triticale headland in foreground.
The sun sets over the farm. Phacelia in foreground.
A patchwork of diverse habitats perfect for all manner of wildlife. Triticale - Pollen & Nectar - Beetle Bank – Wild Bird Mixture.
Unharvested triticale headland undersewn with a red clover and ryegrass mix.
Quinoa in October. A valuable feed source for farmland birds.
Muck spreading - Replenishing nutrients into the soil with farm yard manure.
Pedigree Lleyn triplets on red clover ley.
A dark day. The cattle return to the farm for bTB test.
Sheep shearing in full flow.
Mowing red clover silage, a high protein forage for winter housed cattle.
Pedigree South Devon cows and calves.
Baling red clover silage...
...the bales are wrapped and stored until needed for feed.
Honey bee foraging for pollen on a phacelia flower.
Phacelia used as a component of a pollen and nectar margin.
Westminster spring barley moving in the wind.
Floristically enhanced wild flower margin – the perfect brood rearing habitat.
Stormy skies on Akeman Street (Roman road).
Corn Bunting mix. Stripes of sunflowers and cereals.
Flower margin – Knapweed, Poppies, Chicory and Sweet Clover to name a few.
Sunflower about the bloom.
Sunflowers and Buckwheat in all their glory.
Fendt tractor and Claas baler. Silage making.
Busy times. Bale, wrap and stack.
Corn Bunting mix in foreground. Beetle bank beyond.
Tradtional Norfolk Black Turkeys aka ‘Macaroni Blacks’.
A stag Norfolk Black.
A sleeping barn owl appears for a glimpse.
A haw frost above ‘Happy Valley’.
Lleyn ewes graze in the Leach valley.
Drilling game crops.
Cotwold brash in dry conditions.
Cows and Calves grazing in the Leach valley.
Making hay while the sun shines.