Latest News / Events

Please see below all our latest news and events.


Pewit Photography

February 20, 2020
We are excited to have a flock of Pewits currently enjoying the Estate. Lucerne stubbles or crops following appear to be attractive to these birds (please click on the image below).
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Blankney Farm Update – 10 February 2020

February 11, 2020
We have now completed 94% of our Sugar Beet harvest, with just 6% to go; this will finish our 2019 growing season. We are now only 8 weeks away from harvesting grass, which will be our first harvest of the coming season. Yields remain excellent at 85 and a half tonnes per hectare. We have
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45 Main Street, Scopwick

January 23, 2020
45 Main Street, Scopwick. Large, recently refurbished 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home in the centre of this desirable village with large garden and a number of outbuildings. Rental £1050 pcm 5 weeks deposit. Pets permitted. For more information or to register an enquiry into this property, please contact the Estate department on 01522 810264.
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Statement: ‘Apocolypse Cow’

January 22, 2020
Following Channel 4’s documentary, ‘Apocolypse Cow’, we are appalled at such an unbalanced view. For 70 plus years, we have been growing grass and cereals to produce a natural ruminant diet from a sustainable farming policy. Our natural fibre feed does not include any soya or palm oil byproducts. Our feeds are contributing to a
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Blankney Farm Update – 9 January 2020

January 15, 2020
Our final harvest – sugar beet – continues and we will look to lift some our heavier soils this month. Yields still excellent at 85 tonnes per hectare. We now only have 30% of the crop left to lift and deliver to the Factory. We’re hoping to drill wheat next week and we continue to
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Blankney Farm Update – 22 November 2019

November 22, 2019
The sugar beet harvest continues and is going well – we are currently about 35% through. Yields are excellent at 83.4 tonnes per hectare, however, I am afraid that is the end of the good news. Since we started to drill wheat, we’ve had 300mm of rain – that’s 3.3 million tonnes of water which
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Blankney Farm Update – 30 October 2019

October 30, 2019
Last time we reported, we were hoping for dry conditions. This has not happened, as so far in September and October, we’ve had 240mm of rainfall which is 36% of our annual rain in 5 weeks. At this time of year, we would’ve hoped to have finished drilling wheat, but at present have only 35%
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Blankney Farm Update – 1 October 2019

October 4, 2019
Harvest 11 continues but has been majorly interupted with the wet weather. In addition to this, our winter wheat drilling has also been interrupted, with one farm suffering significant flooding. Harvest 12 – our final harvest – will be sugar beet and this is likely to start in the next week. Hopefully when we next
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Blankney Farm Update – 20 September 2019

September 23, 2019
Harvest 11 has started with the Maize harvest. This crop will be ensiled and then subsequently used in Heath Farm Energy’s anaerobic digester. We hosted an open day looking at conservation, with particular reference to farm land birds and native English Partridges. The demonstration shows how we as farmers can mitigate the impact of delivering
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Blankney Farm Update – 4 September 2019

September 4, 2019
We completed Harvest 7 – the Spring Barley crop, with a final yield result 5% above our 5 year average, all of good malting quality. An excellent result fo rfurther Carling brewing! Harvest 8 – Our Winter Wheat crop, we hope to finish in the next two days. Again, a good year for our wheat,
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