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Women’s Farming Union closes after nearly 40 years

VacanciesNews Alice Dyer Last edited 13/06/16
After 37 years The Women's Food and Farming Union voted at a special general meeting yesterday, 12th May 2016 in London, to close the organisation.

Aiming to achieve a lot in a short time

VacanciesFeatures Alice Dyer Last edited 13/06/16
In our latest series on the next generation we meet the dynamic dairymen farming in partnership to secure a future in the industry.

Maintaining historic bloodlines

In our latest series on the next generation we look at how one young farming couple are conserving the historic genetics of four generations of work.

The Lambing Poem by Sheena Blackwell

Vacancies Alice Dyer Last edited 06/04/16
The baa when it comes is beautiful; Thin and reedy, ancient and new.

What did the 2001 foot and mouth crisis really teach us?

Vacancies Alice Dyer Last edited 25/02/16
On 19 February 2001 news spread that a case of foot and mouth disease had been discovered on an Essex farm. Far from isolated, within two weeks livestock from Scotland to Cornwall had been found to have the disease as one of the biggest crises in the history of British agriculture began.

Addicted to Sheep

Vacancies Alice Dyer Last edited 09/02/16
Aired for the first time nationally, Addicted to Sheep is a brutally honest feature length film documenting the highs and lows of an upland tenant farm.

Bitten by the beating bug

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

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