Case Studies

A seven-year plan to return the 18-hole course to its original James Braid Parkland Course design is well underway at Drayton Park. The seven-strong maintenance team have had their work cut-out but are achieving great results.
Farming some 700 acres on the Welsh borders in New Radnor, Will Lloyd single-handedly takes care of the entire operation with 1400 ewes and 25 suckler cows and calves.
A near-miss, involving a passing tractor and trailer, jack-knifing and colliding with the farm truck, prompted a farming family to have all their trailers undergo the Tilly Trailer Test programme to ensure they were road safe
Part of the agricultural contracting services offered by GB & RR Phillips & Son of Hayscastle, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire includes high volume slurry and waste digestate application. The family-run business started contracting in 2010
Consisting of 100 hectares of parkland with formal gardens amounting to around ten hectares, the stately home of Lypiatt Park, situated near Stroud, Gloucestershire boasts historic buildings that date back to the 14th Century.
Salad potatoes are the main production focus for Cresswell Barn Farms Ltd, based in Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire. This family-farming enterprise operates on a combination of partly owned and partly rented land.
Minchinhampton Golf Club’s championship Avening and Cherington courses near the village of Avening in Gloucestershire and The Old Course on National Trust-owned Minchinhampton Common are renowned for their year-round immaculate presentation.
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Romsley, Bridgnorth based farming enterprise of GC & JM Norgrove can trace their history back for over 100 years. Initially offering very reputable contract threshing and general farm services, but 100 years on, the business now farms some 450 acres
We asked Will Phillips Agricultural Contractors how they were getting on with their new JD Universal AutoTrac kits
When I was at school, selling wasn’t on my original list of career choices, after a decade working for an agricultural contactor, I was looking for a change. I saw an advert for a sales position and thought that it was something that would make use of my
Over the past 35 years, Raglan, Monmouthshire-based agricultural contractor, Stan Evans Contracting Ltd., have developed a strong following of farmer customers because of their approach to quality and doing the job right!
“Because we run a minimal labour input policy,” added Richard, “we use a Pottinger Torro 5100 silage wagon, which means we can harvest the grass, pick-up and return it to the clamp, with just one person operating.
Chris Bufton is one of the longest serving members of the TAG team, starting with Alexander & Duncan over 38 years ago as a service apprentice and working through the ranks within the workshop, moving into the role of AMS specialist for Precision Ag tech
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Offering an extensive agricultural contracting service throughout an area spreading from Cardiff to Tewkesbury, M G Ricketts has been in the business for almost 25 years and is renowned for quality of service
Wyevale Nurseries in Herefordshire is one of the largest general transplant nurseries in the UK. They grow over 25 species of plants for hedging and forestry, approximately 8 million plants per year.