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For a farmer of any age to retire is problematic

Writers Stephen Carr Last edited 04/01/21
The Government has, at last, released its Path to Sustainable Farming plan for English farming post-Brexit.

Fingers crossed for 2021

Writers Alan West Last edited 04/01/21
Very best wishes to everyone for 2021, we can only hope that this coming year is a little less interesting than 2020, although I do think it was probably a little less challenging for sheep keepers than it was for many others.

The trend is your friend

Writers Elved Philips Last edited 04/01/21
Well, 2020 went out with more of a bang than a whimper, as far as grain prices go. Even with the low wheat crop that we forecast this time last year, no one could have honestly expected the high domestic values we have seen in the past two months.

The farm ticks on

Writers Anita Head Last edited 04/01/21
So I’ve decided to avoid anything political or topical in this month’s article, as the world is moving on so swiftly that anything I write today may well be yesterday’s fish and chip paper by the time you all read this.

We will be needed

Writers Sarah Calcutt Last edited 04/01/21
The pandemic suppressed a lot of column inches on the impacts of Brexit.

Let’s stop all this faffing about

Writers Monica Akehurst Last edited 04/01/21
“There is light at the end of the tunnel,” my eldest daughter assures me.

Vlog is latest obsession

Writers Anita Head Last edited 08/12/20
Life seems to have been so chaotic lately that I don’t seem to know whether I am coming or going. So much so that I almost missed an edition of South East Farmer, so please accept my apologies if this article appears a little rushed.

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