CURRENT NEWS 07-01-21

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Jan 07, 2021  
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2020 Harvest Statistics Defra has revised downwards it’s final estimates for the 2020 harvest, resulting in a rise in prices. … Read more »

NEW YEAR OPTIMISM

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Jan 07, 2021  
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Politicians only achieve success when failure eludes them.  I have been unable to find the origin of that epigram but… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 24-12-20

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Dec 24, 2020  
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Meat in Car Wash Environmental Health Officers in Wiltshire have seized over five tonnes of meat being illegally processed in… Read more »

Christmas on the Farm 2020

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Dec 24, 2020  
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Will was unable to make the usual visits to all his family before Christmas this year due to the coronavirus… Read more »

AUTUMN ROUNDUP

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Dec 18, 2020  
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An exceptionally wet autumn last year led to further extreme weather throughout the growing season and the worst harvest for… Read more »

Thoughts from Sussex

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Dec 18, 2020  
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When my family ask what I want for Christmas, my reply will be, in no particular order: ‘A clean break… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 10-12-20

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Dec 10, 2020  
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Transition Plan Published On 30th November, Defra published its Agricultural Transition Plan.  Secretary of State George Eustice went the rounds… Read more »

Shop Local

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Nov 23, 2020  
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Sainsbury’s has announced the permanent closure of meat, fish and deli counters due to a fall in demand. Asda and… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 12-11-20

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Nov 12, 2020  
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Agriculture Bill Amendments The amendment to the Agriculture Bill introduced in the House of Lords to ensure food imports meet… Read more »

SHOOT LICENCES

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Nov 12, 2020  
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Will shoots require a licence at some point in the future?  It is highly likely that grouse shoots in Scotland… Read more »