NZ1607 : Slumbering potato crop

taken 4 years ago, near to Hartforth, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Slumbering potato crop
Slumbering potato crop
Everything (even the weeds, apparently) has turned brown in this field, but that's to be expected as potatoes are herbaceous. The underground storage of starch enables them all to burst forth after a winter of rest. I've got bad news - in the next square west (NZ1507 : Pond Dale - carbohydrate farm) is a huge machine which is going to come along and give them a rude awakening. They think that's bad ? Wait till they meet the masher from hell...
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NZ1607, 6 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Category
Crop   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1639 0770 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:27.8648N 1:44.9192W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1642 0781
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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