Latest Special Reports

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.

Dairy housing unit moves milk yield up

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 29/10/19
The new milking unit at White House Farm, Biddenden, has an impressive 20,000 sq ft concrete area for the cows, 210 indoor cubicles, three robotic milkers, a bespoke floor washing system and an easy to access external feed passageway.

Low input low output profitable milk

Features Nigel Akehurst Last edited 29/10/19
Dan Burdett is the second generation of his family to run an organic dairy herd at Cockhaise Farm in Lindfield, West Sussex where they milk 300 cows and have recently expanded taking on another 220 cows at Bore Place in Edenbridge, Kent.

Futuristic fruit store

Features Last edited 09/10/19
Constructing an environmentally friendly, top, soft and stone fruit DCA store in Essex.

Getting into viticulture

Features Victoria Rose Last edited 08/10/19
Planting a viable, alternative crop.

Not your average fruit farmer

Features Nigel Akehurst Last edited 08/10/19
Ben Bardsley is the visionary managing director at fast growing fruit business Bardsley England, a new breed of company putting tech and people at the centre of their farming business.

Trade in, upgrade and clean down

Features Last edited 02/09/19
Finding the right pressure washer to stand up to a wide range of heavy-duty farm cleaning situations can seem like a difficult task.

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