Latest Special Reports

Trees can be felled with the end user in mind

Features Malcolm Triggs Last edited 22/06/20
Felling trees with an end user in mind means good prices for the woodland owner.

Married to the mob

Features Nigel Akehurst Last edited 22/06/20
Husband and wife team Sam and Becky Newington are the latest in a long line of Newingtons to farm at Burgham Farm, Etchingham. Sam’s ancestral forebear James took on the tenancy just over two centuries ago.

Capitalising on the new home deliveries market

Features Malcolm Triggs Last edited 22/05/20
Watts Farms supplies fresh produce to a number of supermarkets, but it was clear that they were coming under pressure and that there was unmet demand for another source of food delivered to the door.

Farming cows in harmony with nature

Features Nigel Akehurst Last edited 22/05/20
This month Nigel Akehurst visits Court Lodge Farm in Wartling, East Sussex, to find out more about their conservation-led approach to dairy farming and producing healthy drinking yoghurt.

Coronavirus crisis brings succession planning into focus

Features Last edited 22/05/20
Professional advice on why it’s never too early to put plans in place for the longterm future of your farm or business.

More orders than ever

Features Malcolm Triggs Last edited 27/04/20
When the going gets tough, they say, the tough get going – and that has certainly been true for the Southern Farmers team over the past month or more.

A dream come true

Features Nigel Akehurst Last edited 27/04/20
Nigel Akehurst visits an ambitious young couple whose mission is to turn a smallholding into a community farm.

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