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This year’s first big arable estate in Hampshire

Property | Last edited 03/03/15
A large commercial estate in Hampshire totalling 1,594 acres is being marketed by Savills. The land is to the north west of Winchester and mostly near Little Somborne with one parcel near King’s Somborne.

Is sexism in farming a thing of the past?

Alice's Blog | Alice Dyer Last edited 03/03/15
Every day we are told that agriculture needs more new entrants and more females but in light of this month’s up and coming Women In Farming Seminar held at Agri-Expo I thought I would see for myself how many of the farming females that I know have struggled due to their sex.

New Valtra turns heads at open day

Features | Malcolm Triggs Last edited 03/03/15
RW Crawford in Charing, Kent held an open day for the new Valtra T4 tractor range which is attracting much interest across Europe.

We don’t buy meat from supermarkets

Writers | Richard Wood Last edited 03/03/15
Tuesday 17 February was an interesting day in Ashford Market.

Great farming empire became unmanageable

Features | John Harvey Last edited 03/03/15
Douglas Paterson is a brilliant viola player. But he also runs a large, mixed family farming business based in Hampshire and is leading a campaign against a nearby wind farm.

Sponsor a brick to raise funds

News | Last edited 03/03/15
The new Maidstone exhibition hall on the Kent Showground at Detling has a small secret.

Farmers help to save iconic bird

News | John Harvey Last edited 03/03/15
Tiny sensors are being used to detect predators attacking lapwing nests on farms in Hampshire.

Kent farm manager named top

Fruit | Last edited 02/03/15
Goatham’s delight at Industry recognition for Production Manager