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Wye & Usk Foundation Grassland Day

E & J Solutions are proud to be supporting the Wye & Usk Foundation’s Grassland Day this year.

Held at Tan House in Abbey Dore, Herefordshire on 11th July, the day will cover a host of different topics including:

  • water provision
  • sward improvement
  • nutrient use
  • pesticide use

E & J Solutions will have a stand at the event and John will also be giving a talk.

To find out more and book your place, please contact Herefordshire Rural Hub on 01432 870 033.

Leominster Ploughing Society’s Farm & Crop Results 2013

Crop 1st 2nd 3rd
Wheat William Lyke W H Speakman & Son Hyde Brothers
Barley Franks Brothers W H Speakman & Son Marston Court Farm
Oats Corbett Farms Franks Brothers R & K Thomas
Maize William Lyke Marston Court Farms Mark Conod
Potatoes Sparey Farms
Short-term Ley Ayres Brothers BW Speakman & Son William Lyke
Long-term Ley Franks Brothers R & K Thomas Marston Court Farms
Best Suckler Herd Marston Court Farms R & K Thomas BW Speakman & Son
Best Beef Cattle Marston Court Farm BW Speakman & Son R & K Thomas
Best Managed Farm Frank Brothers BW Speakman & Son Marston Court Farms
Best Sheep Flock Frank Brothers Cawley Farms Marston Court Farms
Champion Crop William Lyke (Wheat)
Champion Ley Ayres Brothers
Young Stockman William Speakman

E & J Solutions Ltd were proud to support the Ploughing Society’s competition, providing the judges for the crop and ley competitions.

In other local ploughing society news:
Sunday Luncheon to be held at Docklow Pools on Sunday 27th October – to book contact Anne Williams on 01568 615365.
The Leominster Ploughing Match is to be held at Broad Farm, thanks to the Sparey family on 1st September. Please try to visit the match and support us, even if only for a few hours.