G Herbert Banks conducted their second well attended farm sale on Saturday 19th October, with a wide range of lots sold for Newnham Farms Ltd.

The sale was due to Newnham Farms Ltd moving their hop farming operations to a new farm further along the Teme Valley.

The sale was largely made up of hop farming implements to including nine hop trailers and five air blast crop sprayers.

The larger items in the sale included fourteen tractors ranging in price from £2,200-£15,000, a JCB loadall at £11,100, a JCB mini digger at £8,400, a Track Marshall Crawler at £5,200 and  a Mitsubishi L200 pick-up. There was strong interest in the Reith hydraulic adjustable disc harrow with it finally making £5,250.

Auctioneer Robert Parry had the lots sold within a little under two hours under.