Hop garden drives innovation for Kent farmer
A five-year investment project by midlands-based Marston’s Beer Company to establish its own hop garden in Kent has meant Hayle Farm in Horsmonden in Kent can now plan to develop new hop varieties at its farm and expand its output.
West Sussex software firm judged Best Rural Business in Britain and close neighbour catering company wins Best Rural Entrepreneur of the Year showing the diversity of countryside business in the county
Field to be farmed exclusively by robots
In a world-first, members of Harper Adams University engineering staff, supported and led by precision farming specialist Precision Decisions Ltd, are attempting to grow and harvest a hectare of cereal crops; all without stepping a foot into the field.
Pressing ahead with investment
Biddenden Vineyards is delighted to unveil its brand new, state of the art belt press, which was installed for harvest 2016 to increase juice and cider making capabilities at the third generation family owned estate situated in Biddenden, Kent.