New boss at fruit farm
Big changes are under way at Hill Farm Orchards in Hampshire after William Dobson took over as managing director. Costs are being controlled as the business comes to terms with difficult market conditions.
Demand increasing for cobnut products
The mild, wet and virtually frost-free winter of 2013/14 has proved good news for Kent’s cobnut growers, who are looking forward to a bumper harvest of the increasingly-popular product.
Farm started with milk round
Randall Farms Ltd in Berkshire is on light soils and has decided on a complete break from the past. In future, a combination of modern technology and almost no cultivations will be used to improve the soil and make the arable crops healthier. The results so far look promising.
Exporting still pays
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