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Calf rearing business began with crowd funding

News | John Harvey Last edited 23/03/18
With news that the Brickhouse Estate in East Sussex wants to encourage new entrants to farming, South East Farmer talks to two young men who have already made a start.

Government plans to phase out subsidies

News | John Harvey Last edited 23/03/18
Farmers, growers and landowners are being invited to shape the future of English policy on farming and the environment in a consultation launched by DEFRA secretary of state Michael Gove.

Farmers to blame for bovine TB in West Sussex

News | John Harvey Last edited 23/03/18
West Sussex vet Maarten Boers claims “irresponsible” farmers are spreading bovine TB among cattle in the county.

Extensive block of marshland

Property | Last edited 23/02/18
An extensive block of marshland and pasture on the Isle of Sheppey has come to the market through Savills Maidstone.

Governments should not ignore scientific evidence

Writers | Kevin Attwood Last edited 23/02/18
On the farming front there is little to report.

Common condition with no cure

Writers | Stephen Carr Last edited 23/02/18
Nothing stops me tearing at the envelopes franked with the land agents’ logos.

Recruitment was hot topic

Writers | Sarah Calcutt Last edited 23/02/18
I have made my annual pilgrimage to Berlin.

Which accountant?

Features | Last edited 23/02/18
From arable to livestock, dairy and fruit, the world of farming covers a diverse and complex area of expertise and as a result farm accounts are often trickier to manage than the average business.