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Are farmers that sell direct to supermarkets distorting the market?

Livestock | Last edited 18/05/15
Farmers selling direct to supermarkets are distorting the market and threatening prices says the Livestock Auctioneers Association.

Useful block of arable land

Property | Last edited 08/05/15
Batcheller Monkhouse are marketing a useful 41 acre block of arable land at Ashurst in East Sussex for about £300,000.

Farmland market driven by tax breaks

Writers | Stephen Carr Last edited 08/05/15
It is often said that most farmland changes hands for tax reasons.

Blossom walk

Events | Jamie McGrorty Last edited 08/05/15
This year’s Blossom walk arranged by the East Kent Fruit Society was held at Goldstone Farm, owned by the Chandler & Dunn family.

Farm with lots of potential

Property | Last edited 08/05/15
Watsons of Heathfield are marketing Strawberry Hill Farm, Robertsbridge in East Sussex.

Global trade short of wheat

Writers | Elved Philips Last edited 08/05/15
Unfortunately the rally in wheat prices at the end of March and early April didn’t last. But it did enable some wheat to be sold to the west of our area at £120 ex farm.

The sun shone and bees were buzzing

Writers | Sarah Calcutt Last edited 08/05/15
Walking some of the most beautiful orchards in the UK shows how exemplary management can bear fruit under integrated pest management.

Students amazed at healthy soil

Writers | Alan West Last edited 08/05/15
There are many occasions when I think that we are, as livestock producers and sheep keepers in particular, in a very privileged position.