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Bitten by the beating bug

Opinion Alice Dyer Last edited 26/01/16
The value of shooting is greatly publicised.. but what about the value of beating?

Battle of the conferences

Opinion Alice Dyer Last edited 05/01/16
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.

New mobile phone careers app for Kent farmers

Opinion Alice Dyer Last edited 08/12/15
Kent Rural Plc have released a new rural careers mobile app.

Pigs not playstations

Opinion Alice Dyer Last edited 02/12/15
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

OpinionFeatures Alice Dyer Last edited 21/12/15
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.

Workers fully prepared for farm life

Opinion Alice Dyer Last edited 04/11/15
For my final day in Romania I am being given an insight into AG Recruitment's unique training mornings which are tailor made for growers.

Looking after workers’ welfare

Opinion Alice Dyer Last edited 02/11/15
Happy workers make for happy growers, a sentence that certainly rings true with AG Recruitment who I met at the National Fruit Show.

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