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Dogs spread mayhem and disease

Writers | Nick Adames Last edited 02/05/17
The professional dog walking brigade turn up regularly, open their boot and release up to half a dozen mostly out of control mixed allsorts.

Land near Sevenoaks, Kent

Property | Last edited 02/05/17
A block of productive arable land west of Sevenoaks, Kent, is for sale from Strutt & Parker.

Fruit farm with trickle irrigation

Property | Last edited 02/05/17
BTF Partnership is selling Swanton Fruit Farm near Sittingbourne, Kent, a 364 acre apple and stone fruit farm.

Rural building design and planning

Features | Malcolm Triggs Last edited 02/05/17
The award winning Price Whitehead offers rural building design and planning consultancy and provides architectural services.

Great British Apples

Writers | Sarah Calcutt Last edited 02/05/17
The English Apples & Pears (EAP) AGM still stands out this year.

National recognition

Features | Malcolm Triggs Last edited 02/05/17
Farming is an increasingly complex business that tends to be carried out these days by smaller and smaller teams.

Test MPs’ commitment to farming

Writers | Kevin Attwood Last edited 02/05/17
The other fascinating aspect of this spring is politics and the snap election which no doubt had been occupying the prime minister’s mind for months.

The UK old crop market has already plateaued

Writers | Stephen Carr Last edited 02/05/17
Meteorologists tell us that we have just experienced the driest September to March for 20 years.