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Celebrating the region’s best farmers

Features Last edited 02/01/20
Around 300 farmers, growers and agricultural businesses from across the South East of England gathered at the charming High Rocks in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, on Saturday 30 November for the fourth annual Farmers Ball and Farming Awards, organised by Pitchfork Events, part of farming cooperative the RAMSAK Group.

Lights, camera, action

Features Nigel Akehurst Last edited 02/01/20
With many farms across the UK keen to diversify their income, this month we explore the opportunity of hiring your farm for film or photography.

Putting community first

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 25/11/19
The membership-owned buying group proving to farmers across Kent and Sussex that there is much more to being part of a cooperative than getting good deals and making savings.

Farmstead from scratch

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 25/11/19
Building a modern farm centre, complete with ambient air-dried grain store, sophisticated rainwater harvesting system and bespoke self-contained sprayer unit, near Arundel, Sussex.

Traditional tender

Features Nigel Akehurst Last edited 25/11/19
Christmas is the one time of year people want a local product and are prepared to pay for it says turkey producer Will Sheffield.

Delivering service

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 29/10/19
With decades’ experience in the farm supplies trade, the Denne brothers continue to offer an unrivalled one-to-one service, putting customers first.

Russets wins best in show

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 29/10/19
The 2019 National Fruit Show, which was held on 23 and 24 October at the Kent Event Centre, Detling, once again showcased the best of the UK’s top and soft fruit industries.

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