Award winning PYO
Set in a prime location, Lower Ladysden first opened its farm gates to the public in 2008. Initially run from the boot of a car, today the popular pick your own attraction is home to extensive modern facilities including a newly constructed farm shop and café.
It’s show time
As the Kent County Agricultural Society prepare to celebrate and host the 90th Kent County Show, South East Farmer takes a look at how the event has evolved over the years, becoming a shop window for the Garden of England; connecting farmers and the agricultural industry with those that live in and around the Kent countryside.
Moving weed establishment findings
Regular readers of South East Farmer will have been following the progress of Total Crop Solutions’ scientific trials since the first update in December 2018.
Packed with pride
Top fruit pack house, Cottage Farms, has significantly invested in cold storage, mobile racking units and end of line automation to keep up with the growing demand for UK fruit as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Horses to horsepower
Haynes has come a long way since its first tractor sale as it celebrates 100 years.
Family tree bears fruit with fifth generation farmer
Since swapping her office job in sports analysis for a role at her family’s fruit farm, Alex Myatt, 25, has set a new goal - making small improvements which improve efficiency and taste. Katherine Simmons reports.