Current News 14-04-22

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Apr 14, 2022  
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Labour Shortage The Parliamentary EFRA Committee has warned that the shortage of labour in farming and the food chain has… Read more »

Carola Godman Irvine. Farmer, Campaigner & Columnist. 06-04-22

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Apr 06, 2022  
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I have bought a new chicken house and pen. I can with a bit of help, move it daily onto… Read more »

SEISMIC SHIFTS

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 31, 2022  
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The world has changed dramatically over the past few years.  Only time will tell how far the tectonic plates have… Read more »

Current News 31-03-22

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 31, 2022  
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Avian Flu There will be no free range eggs in shops for the foreseeable future due to the avian flu… Read more »

Carola Godman Irvine. Farmer, Campaigner & Columnist. 30-03-22

  • Written by Carola Godman Irvine
  • Posted on Mar 30, 2022  
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Driving through Sussex it is good to see cattle out in the fields basking in the sunshine. The grass is… Read more »

SPRING REVIEW 2022

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 17, 2022  
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February is a quiet month on the farm.  Cows, snug in winter housing, are milked as usual but young stock… Read more »

Current News 17-03-22

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 17, 2022  
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Environment Agency Budget The Environment Agency has come in for huge criticism over recent months, not least over the pollution… Read more »

Current News 03-03-22

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 03, 2022  
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Pesticide Exports There has been widespread withdrawal or bans on many pesticides in this country and the European Union over… Read more »

FARMER AS ENTREPRENEUR

  • Written by Andrew Davis
  • Posted on Mar 03, 2022  
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To be successful, a farmer needs a broad range of skills.  Most are the sole managers of their business so,… Read more »

Climate change and extinction – the farm that’s showing the way

GUEST POST By Merrick Denton-Thompson Cholderton, a 1000-hectare estate on the Hampshire/Wiltshire border, participated in DEFRA’s Environmental Land Management Tests… Read more »