JOSEPH ELKINGTON, PIONEER OF LAND DRAINAGE

JOSEPH ELKINGTON, PIONEER OF LAND DRAINAGE

As part of our ‘pioneers in agriculture’ series we take a look at Joseph Elkington: the man who transformed the agricultural landscape through his work in land drainage. ‘Pioneer of Land Drainage’ is the phrase found on the modest monument to Joseph Elkington that...
TEN HOUSEHOLD FOOD SPENDING TRENDS FOR 2021

TEN HOUSEHOLD FOOD SPENDING TRENDS FOR 2021

Food retailing trends are highly relevant to maize growers, over 90% of whom are milk producers, because changes in consumer buying habits of dairy products will influence the terms of the contracts on which they sell their milk. For this latest blog, Farm Zone,...
HARRY FERGUSON AND THE THREE-POINT LINKAGE SYSTEM

HARRY FERGUSON AND THE THREE-POINT LINKAGE SYSTEM

His name lives on in the famous Massey Ferguson tractors. But Harry Ferguson wasn’t just the owner of one agricultural machinery company that merged with another back in 1953. He was by that stage coming to the end of a long and colourful career, one filled with drama...