Latest News / Events

Please see below all our latest news and events.

Farm Workshop Engineer Vacancy, Lincoln LN5

November 23, 2021
The company is a family owned, progressive 14,000 acre Lincolnshire farming Estate comprising combinable crops, vining peas, sugar beet, forage for an AD plant and grass and Lucerne for green crop drying. Crop production to the highest standard is key to our business. We wish to recruit for the following full-time position following the retirement
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A Week at Blankney

November 2, 2021
We are delighted to share with you a fantastic selection of photographs which have been kindly sent in by some of our members of staff, across various locations on the Estate. Thank you to Stuart, Chris, Dolo and Pete for taking the time to send these in to us.
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Blankney Farm Update – 28 October 2021

October 29, 2021
Since our last update, we have now completed our forage maize harvest, with average yields of 34.75%, against a target of 33%. Sugar beet harvest has now started but has been slow so far, with processing issues at British Sugars’ Newark factory. Autumn drilling has gone well and the weather this year has been cooperative.
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Farm Manager Vacancy, Lincoln LN5

October 12, 2021
Blankney Estates Ltd is a progressive and diverse farming company in Lincolnshire, farming 6000ha  of combinable crops, Sugar Beet, Vining Peas, forage crops – for crop drying and chlorophyll and feedstock for an AD plant located on the Estate. Due to a retirement, we are looking for a Farm Manager to join our Farm Management
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Blankney Farm Update – 23 September 2021

September 23, 2021
Since our last update, we have completed our cereal harvest – wheat, barley, combining peas and beans. The harvest took place over a longer period than normal and on average, was wetter than the previous two years. Wheat was not as good a harvest as first thought with a final yield of 3% above our
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Blankney Farm Update – 2 August 2021

August 2, 2021
Since our last update, our vining pea crop has been harvested, with above average yields from this early vining slot. Grass and lucerne harvest is proving to be a lengthy affair, with large forage yields, keeping the drying plant busy. We have already completed all of our animal feed contracts and are now concentrating on
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Blankney Farm Update – 15 June 2021

June 15, 2021
Good rain and warming conditions arrived in early May, which meant that our crop development has accelerated and all of our main winter crops have compensated well. We can now be confident of good yields, if the remaining month of July produces sufficient rain. In May, we didn’t need to irrigate our grass, however, recent
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Lincoln Imp Trail – Update

June 7, 2021
Metheringham Primary School ‘leavers’ have been very busy these past couple of weeks carefully painting the Lincoln Imp that the Estate has sponsored for them.  The Estate’s only request for the design was the inclusion of ‘farming’ and it is great to see resulting ‘Farmer Imp’ complete with school motto.  The Imp is now ready
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Lincoln Imp Trail – Estate Sponsored Imp

May 12, 2021
Blankney Estates are delighted to have sponsored a ‘Little Imp’ to enable Metheringham Primary School to be part of the Lincoln Imp Trail this summer. The Lincoln Imp Trails runs from 3rd July to 8th September in Lincoln City Centre consisting of 30 ‘Large Imps’.  The ‘Large Imps’ will be supported by 50 ‘Little Imps’
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Blankney Farm Update – 28 April 2021

April 29, 2021
April has been a record dry and frosty month, all of which has contributed to poor crop growth on our winter crops. We have been able to establish all of our spring cropping – these crops now need a good rain and warming conditions to be able to get going. Continued dry conditions will compromise
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