IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The recent record temperature and the prospect of a drought being declared set me thinking of the practical implication of… Read more »

Current News 04-08-22

European Harvest Downgraded The latest reports from the harvest in Europe suggest that yields have been hit by drought and… Read more »

ELMS – SUSTAINABLE FARMING INCENTIVE

The flagship of the Government’s farming and countryside policy now we have left the Common Agricultural Policy is the Environmental… Read more »

Current News 21-07-22

Early Harvest Underway Crops have been ripening very quickly in the hot dry weather and harvest has started on many… Read more »

DYSON FARMING

Sir James Dyson is one of the largest landowners in England with some 35,000 acres.  Although not from a farming… Read more »

Current News 04-07-22

Meat Alternatives Decline There was a report in the Daily Telegraph last week that sales of meat alternatives, such as… Read more »

Carola Godman Irvine. Farmer, Campaigner & Columnist. 06-07-22

Dairy Board chairman, Michael Oakes, unveiled results of a survey amongst 700 members, designed to assess producers’ thoughts on the… Read more »

HARVEST PROSPECTS

Flaming June, so often a damp squib, seems to be living up to its name this year.  This is the… Read more »

Current News 23-06-22

National Food Strategy The Government published the National Food Strategy last week, its response to Henry Dimbleby’s report of last… Read more »

SEVENTY YEARS OF MEMORIES

Over the past week, the nation has been celebrating the remarkable achievement of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. We have been… Read more »