farm set up
Lincolnshire farmer Nick Peck commissioned the help of local fabrication firm E Skinns to develop a stress-free system for filling his drill hopper without manhandling heavy seed bags. The novel trailer-and-auger set-up came about after a risk assessment that alerted Mr Peck, manager at Willoughby Farms, to the dangers of standing directly below the dangling one-tonne sacks of treated seed. After hours spent mulling things over from the combine seat one harvest, he decided bulk loading was the answer to […]