Bringing in the hay

While more of our countryside seems to be fair game for the concrete pilers our farmers maintain their efforts to keep us well-fed. They also remind us that we owe everything to the land. Perhaps you have some videos or photographs to help remind us that we once lived in a market town at the centre of rural life.

“Thought you’d like to see this magic machine , over 35yrs old , McConnel Balepacker. It bundles the bales in to 21 bale packs for easy clearing of the field . They stopped making it 30 years ago but the modern versions Bale Barron or Bale Bandit are imported from USA and cost in excess of £50k !!! “.

Editor:Jackie farms in Ross”