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Kent Farm creates 15 full time jobs

News Last edited 13/10/14
Kent’s largest top fruit grower A C Goatham & Son has today announced a £8m investment at Flanders Farm, Hoo which will create an estimated 15 Full Time jobs and in excess of 200 seasonal / part time jobs over the next 2 years.

Farmer wants data on sheep dip

News John Harvey Last edited 03/10/14
Hampshire sheep farmer Robin Casson wants to set up a data base of all those who were exposed to organophosphate (OP) sheep dip.

Live exports continue from Kent

News Alice Dyer Last edited 03/10/14
In March, the Port of Ramsgate in Kent returned to the export of live animals using the ferry Jolene.

EU sanctions hit UK fruit growers

News John Harvey Last edited 03/10/14
European Union sanctions on Russia have “screwed” the market for English top fruit producers.

Safaris booming on farming estate

News John Harvey Last edited 03/10/14
Wildlife safaris are being run on a West Sussex estate which has turned conventional farming into the largest private rewilding project in lowland Europe.

UK comes top at world young shepherd challenge

News Last edited 03/10/14
There was plenty of cause for celebration among the UK competitors in the World Young Shepherds Challenge in France on Wednesday.

Public vote open for local producers award

News Last edited 03/10/14
Produced in Kent’s prestigious Taste of Kent Awards 2015 are now in full swing. Public voting was officially opened on Wednesday night at the awards’ brand new launch reception at Winterdale Cheesemakers’ cheese barn in Wrotham.

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