Young farmer takes on two farm businesses: Machine driven

Following in his father’s footsteps, 27-year-old Alex Lyttle fills a pivotal role in the family vegetable farming business in Northern Ireland, helping to manage field preparations, crop planting, harvest and produce sales. On top of that, this young farmer decided to take on the task of managing a nearby 500kW AD plant

by Chris McCullough

17 Feb 2021

Running a busy vegetable farm is hard work, especially when demand for local produce has shot up as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Add to that the time and skills required to manage a nearby AD plant, and you then have one very busy young farmer ... but, thankfully, having access to a fresh fleet of tractors and equipment eases the burden.