Late march and the first three weeks of April were dry.
Until the last 5 days we
had had only 7mm of rain in April with but we finished the month with
oats we sowed are now growing and this picture taken during the second
week of April shows them at about 4cm tall they are now at time of writing
Sometimes as my father
used to say "You can't do right for doing wrong".
Nearly all the fertilizer
has been sown on the grass and Simon has finished the rolling click
here for a then and now picture of rolling.
of our time has been spent puting up electric fencing for the cows.
As you see helped by Stephanie. Click
here to learn more about electric fencing and why we farmers spend
so much time doing it.
Some things don't change that much.
Finally on the 17th - 18th of June the North West's largest agricultural show takes place - The Cheshire Show.
This year as well as a place in the NFU stand we will also be in the Cheshire Education stand.
If you have any school work in which you have use information from the Greenheyes web site and would like to have your work displayed at this prestigious event then I would like to hear from you.
Click on the e-mail
button below and send me you details. I look forward to hearing from
See you next month PHIL.
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