April – Initially there was a sowing job for a neighbour…

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…Then there were several fertilizing jobs and I had to make 2 trips back to the dealer with the Zetor to refill the Rausch spreader…

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…After the last job was done I still had plenty of fertilizer left over for my own fields.

Last month I prepared field 3 for sowing and it fell to the Massey-Ferguson to deliver the Soya Beans to the pre-fertilized field…

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…With all the vegetable matter littering the surface it was difficult to see where I’d sown, so the ridge marker was very handy. Then, with sowing complete, I rolled the field to compact the soil and prevent erosion…

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…a nice easy job for the BM๐Ÿ‘ I’m doing my best to share the workload around the tractors and with such sunny weather it seems silly to be sitting in a cab๐Ÿ˜…

The Oilseed Radish in field 1 was ready to plough in during the second week of April…

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…Once more I turned to the MF to do the job. That’s another field ready for sowing – The plan has changed again๐Ÿ˜œ, I’m going to put Sorghum in this field and after harvesting the Barley in field 2, I will be planting Canola there.

I spent the rest of the week mowing my grass crop and making hay…

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…All of which was handled by the BM with a minimum of fuss. Baling the hay required a bit more power, so the MF hauled the Lely baler up and down the rows…

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…producing 20 bales…

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…All of which I loaded by hand into our trailer and set off to the biogas plant…

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In the the 3rd week of April I sowed the Sorghum in field 1…

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…Rolling the field afterwards to complete the job. I also fed the grass some fertilizer. With nothing else I could do and with the Barley getting close to harvesting, I took the Vistula Combine up to the dealer for some pre-harvesting season maintenance…

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…and that really was the end of the work for April – the last week was quiet with little to do but watch for the Sorghum and Soya plants to come through๐Ÿ˜Ž

More from Osada soon ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

Meet the company runabout…

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…Rebuilt and resprayed in metallic green and ivory๐Ÿ˜Ž

We’ve been busy in Car Mechanic Simulator. I bought a Mitsubishi Eclipse from the junkyard and rebuilt it. I was going to sell it but I liked how it turned out so I decided to keep it. The upshot was that I needed to cover the costs and I had a Firebird sitting in the lockup.. Hell, Smokey and the Bandit doesn’t pay the wages and I think the Eclipse is more practical. So I rebuilt the Firebird and sold that…

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…A piece of American Dream๐Ÿ˜Ž

Anyhow, here’s the Mitsubishi doing a fashion parade under the lights๐Ÿ˜‚…

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…Looks smart doesn’t she ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘

Middle of the Month and time to Share Your Desktop with Clare๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘

On the gaming pc we have a wintry scene from Farming Simulator 22…

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…It’s the view from my yard looking towards the early morning sun. The fields are covered in snow and more is falling, so I don’t think I’m going to get much work done! Fortunately, fields 1 and 3 are fully prepared for spring sowing and there is over-wintering Barley in field 2. I guess I’ll go make a fresh pot of tea๐Ÿ˜Š For those interested in the details, the map is Osada, set in Poland, and it is available from the ModHub in the game.

On the photo pc we have a busy scene on Sloane Street in Knightsbridge…

Arriva LT202 (LTZ 1202) on Sloane Street

…Taken between Christmas and New Year, the sales are on and the streets are bustling with people enjoying the Christmas lights and the mild weather. Epi and I were out for a long walk to take some photos (including some for one of Cee’s challenges) ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘