Mar 162013
 
18 March 2013 - The ides of March are upon us!

Bees – Explains why bees are so important, giving a brief explanation of their role in the life cycle of a flowering plant.
Busy bees Busy Farmers –Shows bees busy pollinating tomatoes, and farmers busy in the fields, fertilising winter crops and sowing spring crops.
Secret Calves and lambs? – Explains how we have so far been unsuccessful in catching calves being born on film, but how we are more confident of catching lambs being born as our farmer has 2000 ewes to lamb. We see these ewes being brought inside, fed and vaccinated in preparation for lambing.

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Wheat

 
Wheat

Wheat is the world’s most important crop we grow around 2,000,000 Ha in the UK, which produces around 15 million tonnes. Wheat is used both for animal feed and Human food too. Wheat is milled to produce flour which can be used for making bread or general baking such as biscuits cakes etc.

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