Farmlife Framed: Farm dog favourites and autumn field work

Welcome to Farmers Weekly’s photo series – Farmlife Framed. We’re incredibly lucky to be sent a shedload of photographs by our fantastic readers, keen to share a snapshot of their lives.

From the scenic and the serious, to the fun and the funny, your pictures are a great insight into agriculture and rural living across the UK.

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The long, hot summer has finally made way for autumn, prompting farmers to crack on with land preparation and winter crop drilling.

We’ve also got some final harvest snapshots to share along with some adorable farm dog photos.

A great shot of “farm manager” Nala the border terrier inspecting Jake Bridgeman’s fieldwork at Perry Green Farms, Somerset. Chris and Claire Hill sent this one in.

Having wrapped up their harvest at home in The Cotswolds in the second week of August, Olee Morris was surprised to see baling in progress while on holiday in the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh in late September.

© Dan Hargrave

A great snap taken at Frome Young Farmers Ploughing Association 60th annual match at Dean, near Cranmore in Somerset. From left we have Ashley Craddock next to his father, Ian, holding Scrumpy Jack the dog. The duo are posing with 90-year-old Bob Hargrave, who owns the classic behind them.

Gaynor from West Marden Farm in Sussex sent in this photo of her little boy looking up to his future in farming.

Scott Boardman sent us this lovely photo of his brother’s dog Dory with a shiny new Class combine lurking in the distance.

It’s always nice to have a mate for the evening checks around the farm. Hannah Lewis and Alistair Trivett shared this photo of a very happy farm dog Phoenix in Warwickshire.

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We can’t get enough of your farming photos. The best way to share your snaps with us is to upload them to our Farmlife Framed gallery – it’s quick and easy and can be done straight from your smartphone or tablet.

Simply click the upload button at the top of the page, select the image you would like to share with us and add your name, email address and a short description. You can also check out all of the other fantastic photos that have been uploaded.

A great shot of the blue army of RE & A Dowson ripping it up in North Yorkshire, taken by Matthew Harrison.

We all remember our first trip to market. This is 11-month-old Matthew at Hallworthy Market in Cornwall, sent in by Miriam Heal.

Like father, like son. Here’s three-year-old Ifan Lloyd Evans helping his dad check the sheep in west Wales.

What are ewe doing? A hilarious farm selfie from Finn James to brighten your day.

A cracking silhouette of winter crop drilling taken by Mike Smith in County Durham.

Pembrokeshire dairy farmer Richard Watkins taking some quality time with his dog Flex to read his favourite farming magazine.

Sue Cummins took this beautiful photo on her dairy farm on the outskirts of Whitby with the Abbey in the distance. “Some days it is just a joy to be a farmer,” she says.

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