Worldwide it has generally been agreed that farming has to continue so we are not under any draconian restrictions in terms of our ability to carry out the many functions that normally occur on a farm during a working week. We thought our readers might be interested in what is happening at the moment in autumn at Sandstone Estates in the Eastern Free State. It is really in the form of a pictorial to describe what is happening.
Firstly it is hay making time and our mowers are working long hours in between some very useful rain showers that we are having in order to make sure that no hay is left on the fields before winter. This time of the year the hay quality begins to deteriorate so we want to cut it when it is fresh and green and then get it stored. The tractors very often work until dark. - Click here to Read more