John Lyon built his huge trailed subsoiler to try and get across his 810ha a little more briskly. The problem is, it takes an awful lot of pulling. See also: 4 quirky inventions from a Northumberland hill farmer Why build such a big subsoiler? Mr Lyon farms on heavy Essex land, so 85% of the stubbles still get ploughed and a fair chunk gets subsoiled annually, too. The farm had been using a five-legged Keeble subsoiler to loosen the clay ground and […]