Thanks to everybody who entered the 2023 Farmers Weekly Harvest Pictures Competitors.
We had greater than 1,600 good entries that captured an actual sense of this summer time’s harvest.
It was nice to showcase the onerous work carried out by our nation’s farmers.
Right here, we crown our final winner and reveal a number of runners-up that impressed the judges.
See additionally: No-insecticide wheat yields over 10t/ha for Norfolk grower
First-time harvest yields – Jacob Dennis
Jacob Dennis is the winner of the 2023 Farmers Weekly harvest images competitors.
His uniquely shot picture encompassing crop, mix and carter takes pleasure of place on this week’s entrance cowl.
The picture reveals his brother Joshua driving the New Holland TF78 mix and Joshua’s accomplice Kate grain carting in a Case 5140 throughout their first ever harvest as council farm tenants.
Joshua and Kate started their Cambridgeshire tenancy in October 2022, and are captured harvesting a crop of second wheat Zyatt, which yielded 8.5t/ha.
“It’s been a difficult harvest with the climate however its good to have all of the wheat and beans lastly within the shed. Subsequent for us shall be sugar beet harvest in October and we additionally run a pick-your-own pumpkin patch,” says Joshua.
“Thanks for operating one other 12 months of the photograph competitors. We like to see all of the good photos showcasing our business at its greatest,” he provides.
Stormy Suffolk harvest – Amanda Plumpton
Amanda Plumpton took this stormy harvest image of her husband parked up within the mix whereas the harvest staff have been compelled to take a break between the numerous rainstorms this season.
“Harvest was a gradual however certain battle towards the climate,” says Amanda.
Classic Cornish mix – Noah Kerkin
Fourteen-year-old Noah Kerkin, who has a ardour for farming and images, took this shot of his household’s classic New Holland Clayson 1530 mix in motion.
His brother and father have a contracting enterprise in Cornwall, the place in addition they run a Claas Lexion 520.
Noah additionally has his personal YouTube channel, the place he shares agricultural movies of the household contracting enterprise.
John Deere delight – Zak Mumford
This photograph of winter barley harvest at Downton Estates on the Herefordshire/Shropshire border was snapped by Zak Mumford.
The 24-year-old started his farming profession as an apprentice on the property and, after falling in love with the job, has been labored there for eight years.
“Working at Downton Estates, with its unbelievable views, undoubtedly performed a component in getting me into images. Whether or not it was the landscapes, sunsets or equipment, I discovered myself making an attempt to seize the moments,” he says.
Scorching air balloon shock – Rhys Chaney
The Velcourt Cotswold Contracting staff had a shock go to from a scorching air balloon after they have been rained off from winter wheat harvest at Cornbury Park Property.
Harvest employee Rhys Chaney from the Devon-Cornwall border captured the second.
Wadlow windfarm – Daniel Reymer
Contractor Daniel Reymer was large sq. bailing at Wadlow Wind Farm in Cambridge with a Case Puma 240 and Krone Bigpack when he took this image.
“Having spent a number of years coming over from New Zealand to work, Wadlow is certainly one of my favorite locations to bale.”
Daniel works for a big contracting enterprise in Waikato, North Island. He additionally writes articles for a Kiwi farming journal, which incorporates testing and reviewing the newest farm equipment.
Wilton windmill – Lucy Charman
This photograph options the one working Wessex windmill, which overlooks David Lemon’s farm.
The mill is greater than 200 years previous and nonetheless produces wholemeal flour.
Lucy Charman, rural adviser for the Nation Land and Enterprise Affiliation, snapped the shot.