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Oxfordshire farmer on Amazing Spaces with his renovated circus van

News | Last edited 14/01/21
Paul Tomlin is an extraordinary Oxfordshire farmer who has been featured in an episode of the Channel 4 program, George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces, with his renovated c19th circus wagon.

GCA launches annual survey

News | Last edited 11/01/21
Mark White has launched the annual Groceries Code Adjudicator survey.

Spring seed considerations

Arable | Last edited 07/01/21
David Bouch, Hutchinsons National Seeds Manager, provides his thoughts on spring 2021 and recommendations for spring seed varieties.

British Wool launches major cost saving initiative

News | Last edited 07/01/21
The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that the market remains extremely challenging.

Values seem crazy

Writers | Nick Adames Last edited 04/01/21
Laments the fact that a litre of premium bottled natural water sells for as much as two to three times the price of every litre of the milk his herd used to produce.

For a farmer of any age to retire is problematic

Writers | Stephen Carr Last edited 04/01/21
The Government has, at last, released its Path to Sustainable Farming plan for English farming post-Brexit.

Fingers crossed for 2021

Writers | Alan West Last edited 04/01/21
Very best wishes to everyone for 2021, we can only hope that this coming year is a little less interesting than 2020, although I do think it was probably a little less challenging for sheep keepers than it was for many others.

The trend is your friend

Writers | Elved Philips Last edited 04/01/21
Well, 2020 went out with more of a bang than a whimper, as far as grain prices go. Even with the low wheat crop that we forecast this time last year, no one could have honestly expected the high domestic values we have seen in the past two months.