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Grade two arable

Property | Last edited 05/10/15
Hobbs Parker are selling Otterpool Manor Farmland at Sellindge, Ashford, Kent by informal tender on a date to be announced.

Technical launches at fruit show

Events | Sarah Calcutt Last edited 05/10/15
Welcome to the National Fruit Show preview for our eighty second show, writes show chairman Sarah Calcutt.

Going round in circles

Writers | Alan West Last edited 05/10/15
Come the end of October or early November, Alan West suspects there will be buyers in the market looking to pick up cheap “last minute” rams.

Tesco apples at the core of the community

Events | Alice Dyer Last edited 07/10/15
As the harvest season draws to a close, the Tesco Extra store in Gillingham is holding a very special event this weekend.

Wear your wellies with pride

Events | Last edited 05/10/15
Farming charity R.A.B.I wants people to pull on their wellies and make a splash for those in the industry who are struggling financially.

Let’s have more openess on TB

Writers | Nick Adames Last edited 05/10/15
The last week of September saw the usual traumas associated with yet another round of bovine TB tests – which this time was the six month follow up test.

Big increase in cow numbers

Features | John Harvey Last edited 05/10/15
Tim and Kathi Knapman run one of the few small family dairy farms left in England. With Hampshire county council as their landlords, they have built a profitable business. But the falling milk price is starting to eat into their profits.

Would Kerry back the worm or the bird?

Writers | Last edited 05/10/15
Richard Wood is on holiday this month with Management, so we welcome a suitable stand in – Monica Akehurst