Mzuri Farm Diary has moved to Springfield Farms’ own website

September 14, 2017 10:04 am

Exciting news! Springfield Farms have launched a new website which is packed with useful farming tips and advice, as well as updates on every aspect of the farm’s daily life. This is also where you will find the latest Farm Diary stories and crop updates. Visit www.springfield-farms.co.uk to keep up-to-date. Be sure to sign up to Springfield Farms Twitter feed...

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Winter Wheat Harvest

August 17, 2017 10:21 am

By Martin Lole Arable farmer and owner of Springfield Farm, a Mzuri Trial Farm in Pershore, Worcestershire, UK It’s been another busy start to the month. With rape harvest completed in July, it was the wheat’s turn to bow to the combine. We started combining on 7th August and finished ten days later with yields coming in just above farm...

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July Crop Update

August 3, 2017 10:57 am

By Martin Lole Arable farmer and owner of Springfield Farm, a Mzuri Trial Farm in Pershore, Worcestershire, UK July has been an unusual month here at Springfield farm. We started on a high and finished our record OSR harvest in record time with equal optimism for rolling out the combine into the wheat soon after. Three weeks later we’re twiddling...

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The secret to profitable farming

July 26, 2017 12:13 pm

By Martin Lole Arable farmer and owner of Springfield Farm, a Mzuri Trial Farm in Pershore, Worcestershire, UK. I was really pleased with this year’s rape yields setting yet another record high. Drilling down to the reasons of our success, I have identified seven contributing factors that bring everything together. Here’s my magic formula to profitable farming: 1. Well-structured soil....

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OSR Harvest at Springfield Farm

July 25, 2017 3:57 pm

By Martin Lole Arable farmer and owner of Springfield Farm, a Mzuri Trial Farm in Pershore, Worcestershire, UK A few weeks early this year, harvest is now under way. We first rolled out the combine into rape on 14th July. Less than a week later, it’s all wrapped up and I’ve got a wide smile on my face. We’ve broken...

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