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Farming

Tory Telegraph Promotes a More Cooperative Countryside

Farming
 
Why shared equipment is the secret to successful farming
 
24 OCTOBER 2017 • 8:45AM
 
Buying agricultural machinery is a huge investment.
 
Firm friendship and mutual respect between two farming neighbours allowed them to share the cost of a combine harvester, reaping the benefits for both
 
The agricultural industry constantly needs to adapt and build new revenue streams.
 
Two farmers in Somerset decided to work together.
 
This may now sound a familiar business model – but they were ahead of their time, forging their partnership in 2001.
 
The neighbouring farms had independently decided to switch from dairy to crops and it started a friendship that began with their fathers, and grew to encompass the farmers themselves and their wives.
 
In 2001, they both needed to invest in a combine harvester to get their new ventures off the ground.
 
But with the huge expense required, they decided to invest together.
 
Today, they are still sharing their equipment and resources while running independent businesses.
 
From the outset, they have been questioned about how they make it work, given they are running on the same schedules dictated by crop growth and weather.
 
The two men are adamant that it is a question of mutual respect and their deep friendship.
 
They are not in competition, but instead co-operating to make the most of the beautiful Somerset countryside they live and work in.

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