COVER CROPS

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Apr 30, 2020  
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Late spring is the time to plant non-cash crops as habitat for wildlife and gamebirds in the season to come. … Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 30-04-20

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Apr 30, 2020  
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Pick for Britain Defra has launched a website, Pick for Britain, to encourage unemployed or furloughed Britons to help with… Read more »

DISRUPTED REARING SEASON

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Apr 14, 2020  
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The coronavirus pandemic is having a significant impact on all of us, economic and social.  Whilst those us who live… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 16-04-20

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Apr 14, 2020  
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Tree Planting A recent report from the Natural Capital Committee urges caution over plans to plants huge numbers of trees,… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 02-04-20

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Apr 07, 2020  
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Coronavirus The Coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc with the nation’s economy and leisure.  Many agricultural shows have already been… Read more »

SPRING REVIEW

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Apr 07, 2020  
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At last it has stopped raining.  Indeed, after months of apparently interminable rain with devastating floods, we have enjoyed the… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 18-03-20

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 18, 2020  
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Lambing Underway Lambing has started on many livestock farms.  15th March is the traditional time for conventional lambing when most… Read more »

EDITH MARY GAYTON LECTURE

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 09, 2020  
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Edith Mary Gayton was an agricultural graduate of the University of Reading in the 1930s.  Little is known of her… Read more »

CURRENT NEWS 05-03-20

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 05, 2020  
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Big Farmland Bird Count The Big Farmland Bird Count was extended last month to allow for the extreme weather.  Originally… Read more »

Agriculture Bill

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Feb 26, 2020  
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February is a relatively quiet month on British farms. Some animals will be out on permanent pasture or stubble turnips… Read more »