TQ8029 : Hop Picking Tractor and Trailer

taken 11 years ago, near to Linkhill, Kent, Great Britain

Hop Picking Tractor and Trailer
Hop Picking Tractor and Trailer
A narrow tractor is seen towing a trailer with a ladder attached. A worker on the ground cuts the bine off at the base, whilst another worker on a platform, cuts the top and drops it into the trailer.

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Hop fields

A traditional Hop Field, or Hop Garden, was formed by rows of poles or strings 16 feet high. Modern fields are about 10 feet high. The hop plant starts growing in spring and grows up the pole or string, until September when it is harvested. Hops are dried and used for flavouring beer. …read more LinkExternal link

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TQ8029, 68 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 September, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 September, 2010
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Field 
Category
Hops, hop poles, hop fields   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 809 294 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.1490N 0:34.8024E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 810 294
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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