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U.K. farmer looks at the neglect of land drainage on farms


January 20, 2020
By Spalding Today

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In the days when farms employed farm labourers as a class of employee, a winter’s job for them would be bottoming debris out of dykes and clearing tunnel ends and field drain pipe outlets.

Now that every job on the farm is mechanized, those that can only be done manually often get conveniently forgotten about. U.K.-based farmer Richard Barlow shares his opinion on field drainage maintenance over the winter. | READ MORE