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Farming Like Grandad 2019

Farming Like Grandad 2019 featured a comparison demonstration between old and new with the old equipment plodding away making hay, then we had a demo of the modern equipment making silage bales. No waiting for grass to dry after it is cut. A wide cutter is followed by a wide rake raking the grass into a narrow row for the baler. The baler creates a round bale which then pops it out the back onto a platform where it gets rolled and wrapped with plastic film. While the rake operator continues raking they also collect the bales with a front mounted grab and carry them to a storage spot at the end of field. The whole process very efficient and much faster.

Ash and Oak , a regular supporter of Waterwheel, also did demonstrations of portable saw milling and wood chipping.