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Silage sausages, anyone?

by Rod Kebble In mid-September, contractors descended on the maize crop in Pierrepont Farm’s Middle Field and began the process of turning it into “silage sausages” to feed the herd of pedigree Jersey dairy cows and the Angus-Jersey beef cattle through the coming winter. Because winter grass is of poor quality, cattle are kept indoors […]

Leaves and trees fall in the autumn

by Rod Kebble The Pierrepont conservation group was back at work in mid-October. On Friday 14th, five volunteers were tending to the hedge in Reeds Left Field, adjacent to the Rural Life Centre and the RSPB’s Farnham Heath reserve, while another was coppicing chestnut in Tankersford Copse. On Saturday 15th, four volunteers made further inroads […]