Silage Making Movies
(3m 47 secs, includes a commentary)
Mowing, Transporting, Harvesting & Ensiling

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The above movie clips have been encoded from the video
'Farming the East Devon Way' courtesy of Quartz Productions

 

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Watch the entire Farming the East Devon Way video here!

A 40 minute video covering a variety of farming practices in East Devon.   Dairy, beef, sheep and pig farming are explained by the farmers in their own words.   There is also a section on the wildlife which inhabits farmland in East Devon.
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Other videos from Quartz Productions

 

Self  Propelled Forage Harvester

wpe3.jpg (14275 bytes) A high output self propelled forage harvester makes light work of a heavy grass crop. The grass has been cut with a mower, spread to wilt before being gathered into rewes (lines). The harvester then picks up, chops and loads the grass into a trailer pulled alongside. Output approximately 5 tonnes/minute. 503Hp engine. Cost 137,000 + VAT (2005)

Movie here.

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Fertiliser Spreading
Granular fertiliser being spread on grassland (8secs)

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Clips courtesy of Quartz Productions

 

 

 

 

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