Vote agreed on future of AHDB Horticulture
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board has agreed to ballot its members on the continuation of a statutory levy in horticulture following months of wrangling over its future.
Hen house investment
Egg producer Fridays Ltd has announced plans to invest £8m to create three industry-leading hen houses at a new farm south of Maidstone in Kent.
Private land managers drive lapwing recovery in key Avon Valley breeding ground.
A six-month-old heifer that fancied a dip in the River Adur in West Sussex had to be rescued by farmer Ryan Gue.
Plumpton College has been fined £50,000 and ordered to pay costs of almost £45,000 after it was prosecuted by The Environment Agency for causing the deaths of more than 1,500 fish.
Putting the record straight
The price of wool has been in the spotlight for some time, with several South East Farmer commentators joining the debate in last month’s edition. Their comments prompted Rye sheep farmer Frank Langrish, who trades as Langrish Farmers, to offer to put the record straight.