Battle of the conferences
This week farmers will flock to Oxford to attend the two conferences on everyone’s lips- The Oxford Farming Conference and the Oxford Real Farming Conference.
Pigs not playstations
I couldn't help but think, perhaps if more children spent their Monday afternoons wrestling with wayward pigs and watching the auction of lamb carcasses, perhaps the industry, or maybe even the world, would be a much better place.
Adding value for growers
Following the recent negative portrayal of the treatment of migrant seasonal workers in the media, this month our reporter Alice Dyer travelled to Eastern Europe with AG Recruitment and Management, to learn about the ethical techniques they use to source workers for the UK fruit, salad, flower and vegetable industry.
Looking after workers’ welfare
Happy workers make for happy growers, a sentence that certainly rings true with AG Recruitment who I met at the National Fruit Show.