Potato Wagons Roll

potatoe harvesterWatching the potato wagons start to roll at this time of year you see the ruthless efficiency that the agriculture industry has become.

Three identical massive tractors in a row pulling huge potato harvesters behind. Just think of the effort taken to lift a field of potatoes before mechanisation, not to mention the labour involved.

There is something both saddending and awe inspiring about this change and about how the industry has ensured that we continue to be fed despite huge pressures in the last few decades.

MDAL

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: