BBC Farming Today presenter to chair farming conference debate
Charlotte Smith, presenter on BBC1’s ‘Countryfile’ and Radio 4’s ‘Farming Today’, will chair the debate at the South of England Agricultural Society’s Farming Conference to be held on November 12 at the Showground in Ardingly and sponsored by South East Farmer magazine.
Bursary to encourage young people into horticulture
Access to an already generous horticulture bursary scheme from the Horticultural Development Company (HDC) has been widened this year enabling undergraduates on all sorts of courses ranging from agriculture, chemistry and zoology to apply.
CLA praises council for ban on dangerous sky lanterns
CLA South East has welcomed news that Hampshire County Council has banned the use of sky lanterns on Council-owned land with immediate effect, and that the Council is urging schools and other local authorities in the county to now follow suit.
Kent Farm creates 15 full time jobs
Kent’s largest top fruit grower A C Goatham & Son has today announced a £8m investment at Flanders Farm, Hoo which will create an estimated 15 Full Time jobs and in excess of 200 seasonal / part time jobs over the next 2 years.
Farmy Army fights back
Similarly to buying cheap clothes made in a sweatshop, there is no excuse for buying cheap food.