The Farm


Growing wheat for bread is a year long process, so the first part of the Farmer's job starts in the August of each year with the ploughing after the last harvest.

The Plough is attached to the tractor then the Farmer goes up and down the field to turn the soil over to prepare it for the next year's crop of wheat.

The Farmer then uses a machine called a "Roterra" which breaks the soil down so that the Farmer can then sow the seeds for the next crop of wheat.

The wheat seed is then sown with a machine called a "Corn Drill". Attached to the back of the tractor this machine allows the Farmer to plant many seeds at the same time. Better than having to do it all by hand! Take far too long!

A fertiliser called "P&K" is then spread over the field to feed the crop as it starts to grow.

When the wheat has grown a bit it is sprayed to stop weeds from growing.

Then its on to the next bit!

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