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Essex farm offers turkey drive-through

News Last edited 09/12/14
People finding it difficult to fit everything in before Christmas can take advantage of a 24-hour drive-through introduced this year by leading producer of traditional turkeys Kelly Turkeys

We used to eat crow

Writers Nick Adames Last edited 03/12/14
I had to suppress a wry smile recently when hearing DEFRA secretary of state Liz Truss mention the government’s latest view on solar farms, expressing their increasing perception that “their (solar farms) rapid development risked the production of food from the UK.”

Why are we bound in red tape?

Writers Richard Wood Last edited 03/12/14
Promises, promises, promises. I do seem to remember the right honourable David Cameron MP assuring the electorate on entering Number 10 that he would cut back the amount of red tape that is choking this country to death.

Crops in good condition

ArableWriters Last edited 13/02/15
I seem to start every article with the weather and in the last week I have heard long range forecasts which have predicted the wettest winter on record and the coldest winter on record – which certainly covers the extremes.

Bonus for co-op members

Features Malcolm Triggs Last edited 03/12/14
After 77 years in the business, Norman Attwood can look back on huge changes in the world of farming.

Are you sweetcorn or broccoli?

Writers Stephen Carr Last edited 03/12/14
I do hope that anyone interested in marketing products to arable farmers will find my research interesting

Maize is biggest threat to wheat values

ArableWriters Elved Philips Last edited 13/02/15
Another month slips by with the price of feed wheat increasing by £7 per tonne over the period.

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