The hoeing match

Back in the 1940s and 50s, the hoeing of the turnip, a time-consuming and back breaking task was made into a competition, alternating each year between The Poplars and Invercharron farms. W. A. M. MacKenzie shares his memories of this event.

Casting my mind back seventy odd years it is easy to be awed by the mechanical changes which have taken place on our farms. But when I look more closely. . .

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