NM8227 : Topping rushes near Ardchoirc

taken 8 months ago, near to Balliemore, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Topping rushes near Ardchoirc
Topping rushes near Ardchoirc
In north-east England they would be cutting for rushes but as kindly pointed out by Colin Grice LinkExternal link the tractor has a topper on the back rather than mower - which mulches tall vegetation such as the soft rushes which would otherwise tend to take over substantial areas. It won't be picked up as hay, though in the past, rushes were cut for bedding or even thatch.
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 17 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Islands 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8240 2793 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:23.6025N 5:31.6333W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 82341 27926
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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