Contact: Ivan Banister
Telephone: 01295 660 999
Mobile: 07973 286 656

Arable Farming

PloughingWe expanded our farming operation into contract farming in 1993 and have gradually taken on additional farms ever since. We can provide a full range of contract services and would welcome the opportunity to discuss your specific requirements. Some of the services we can provide include:-

  • Planting crops
  • Ploughing and pressing
  • Discing and pressing
  • Mole draining
  • Fertiliser Spreading (GPS controlled variable rate Amazone, SOYL compatible)
  • Combining using a Claas 580TT (on tracks) with yield mapping
  • Spraying and Liquid fertiliser application using a 3000 litre 24 metre Househam self propelled.
  • Slug pelleting by Quad bike or Kawasaki Mule (with twin stock pelleters)
  • GPS Mapping of fields / features
  • Hedge cutting and Fencing
  • Ditching, draining, footings, ponds etc using 5.5 ton rubber tracked 360 Excavator
  • Installation of underground water systems (by moling or trenching)
  • Tree planting and maintenance
  • Hedge planting and maintenance
  • Grain drying and conditioning using a 36 ton Mecmar batch drier.

Staff qualifications, Insurance etc

  • BsC Agricultural Engineering
  • BASIS registered (Main Agrochemical qualification)
  • NROSO (National Register of Sprayer operators)
  • PA1 and PA2 (Sprayer Competence test)
  • 360 degree Excavator
  • Telescopic handler
  • Quad Bike
  • LEAF members (Linking Environment & Farming)
  • ACCS members (Assured combinable crop scheme)
  • TFCG (The Farmers Conservation Group)
  • NFU membership & Insurance (£5 million public liability