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Fresh grass at the right time

Writers Alan West Last edited 29/09/17
The abundance of fresh grass growth has certainly come at the right time to move ewes on a bit in preparation for tupping.

Don’t strangle the labour supply

Writers Kevin Attwood Last edited 29/09/17
Even I find it difficult to believe as I write this article but we have only just finished combining the spring beans. This has been a year of memorable records for harvest.

“Old nonsense” at the sheep fair

Writers Stephen Carr Last edited 29/09/17
It doesn’t take long when two farmers meet for them to work out which way the other one voted.

UK won’t meet malting barley export target

Writers Elved Philips Last edited 29/09/17
So for now I suggest we ignore the world.

Labour must separate from Marxism

Writers Richard Wood Last edited 29/09/17
We are in very uncertain times.

A year for good flavour

Writers Sarah Calcutt Last edited 29/09/17
So hands up who picked more fruit than they thought they would?

Enjoying creatures great and small

Writers Monica Akehurst Last edited 29/09/17
Technological advances in ever more complex machinery have cut much of the labour which used to be employed on farms.

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