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19 December 2014
400 km to go! Can the Antarctica2 team be home in time for Christmas?

400 km to go! Can the Antarctica2 team be home in time for Christmas?

Event: (Antarctica – 18th December 2014): The drive back from the South Pole is proving every bit as exciting and emotional for the Antarctica2 tractor expedition team as, hour by hour, they tick off the distance home.

18 December 2014
Destination Novo beckons but what lies ahead?

Destination Novo beckons but what lies ahead?

Event: (Antarctica 17th December 2014): With the Antarctica2 tractor expedition now on the home-straight, back from the South Pole, the relative comforts of Novo Runway on the coast are tantalisingly close for the team.

16 December 2014
Halfway home! Record distance covered despite broken fan belt

Halfway home! Record distance covered despite broken fan belt

Event: (Antarctica - 16th December 2014): The Massey Ferguson MF 5610 tractor being driven by Tractor Girl Manon Ossevoort and the team on the Antarctica2 expedition is now back on course for its return journey from the South Pole to Novo Runway, after having a new fan belt fitted.

15 December 2014
Extreme cold means even simple tasks take longer

Extreme cold means even simple tasks take longer

Event: (Antarctica - 14th December 2014): Adverse weather and the need for time to catch up on maintenance has slowed the Antarctica2 expedition’s advance to Novo Runway.

15 December 2014
Handling the lot! How one farmer can't do without his most precious asset

Handling the lot! How one farmer can't do without his most precious asset

Product : Richard Albutt and his family run a 500-acre mixed stock unit at Postlip Hall Farm, Winchcombe, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

14 December 2014
Antarctica2 – The Journey Continues - Ice-Fog Descends

Antarctica2 – The Journey Continues - Ice-Fog Descends

Event: (Antarctica – 12-14th December 2014): The Antarctica2 tractor expedition team is already making good progress on its long and punishing 2500 km journey back from the South Pole to base camp at Novo Runway. But the latest big challenge is a dense ice-fog which has dramatically reduced visibility.

13 December 2014
How does the Antartica2 team cope with life on the ice?

How does the Antartica2 team cope with life on the ice?

General : On the Antarctica2 expedition to the South Pole, it’s not just the Massey Ferguson MF 5610 tractor that has to handle the toughest conditions on earth.

12 December 2014
CEJA column, Issue 14, December 2014

CEJA column, Issue 14, December 2014

General : CEJA (European Council of Young Farmers) has proposed a European Bank Guarantee for Young Farmers. In his regular column, CEJA President, Matteo Bartolini discusses the details.

10 December 2014
Achievement sinks in as Antarctica2 team recuperates before return trip

Achievement sinks in as Antarctica2 team recuperates before return trip

(9-10 December 2014, Antarctica) The drivers and support crew behind ‘Tractor Girl’ Manon Ossevoort’s successful attempt to travel to the South Pole aboard a Massey Ferguson MF 5610 tractor have been recovering from their exertions, as they prepare for the return journey ahead.