GRANT SCHEMES

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Sep 16, 2021  
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As the Environment Bill completes its parliamentary stages, the Government’s plans for the countryside are becoming clearer.  There have been… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 16-09-21

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Sep 16, 2021  
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Dragonflies Move North A recent report from the British Dragonfly Society has shown that many species of dragonfly have extended… Read more »

Carola Godman Irvine. Farmer, Campaigner & Columnist. 08-09-21

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Sep 08, 2021  
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Now that we have completed most of the harvest, the weather has decided to behave as if it were summer…. Read more »

THE POLITICAL LOBBY

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Sep 02, 2021  
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Lobbying is the attempt to influence the views and actions of others, usually by force of argument but sometimes by… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 02-09-21

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Sep 02, 2021  
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Harvest Nears Completion The recent spell of dry weather has allowed most farmers to crack on with harvest and, in… Read more »

Carola Godman Irvine. Farmer, Campaigner & Columnist. 01-09-21

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Sep 01, 2021  
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Everything has its place in life, including ‘rewilding’. The countryside is currently awash with bright yellow ragwort otherwise known rather… Read more »

NATIONAL FOOD STRATEGY

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Aug 19, 2021  
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Henry Dimbleby’s long awaited National Food Strategy was published last month amid considerable media attention.  It was his comments on… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 19-08-21

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Aug 19, 2021  
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Catchment Sensitive Farming The Catchment Sensitive Scheme has been running since 2005 to offer farmers and land managers practical advice… Read more »

Carola Godman Irvine. Farmer, Campaigner & Columnist. 11-08-21

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Aug 11, 2021  
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The United Kingdom has more than 5,000 acres of vineyards, the major concentration of which are in the Southeast being… Read more »

THE GAME FAIR

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Aug 09, 2021  
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After cancellation last year due to the pandemic, the Game Fair returned, held at Ragley Hall near Stratford-upon-Avon from 23rd… Read more »