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Lockdown is a two-edged sword

Writers Elved Philips Last edited 01/02/21
As I have said before, ‘demand destruction’ came and went last time but it did not last.

Review and reform not revolution

Writers Sarah Calcutt Last edited 01/02/21
I’m not going to try to tell you how to vote; I can’t do that, but there is a bigger picture that is under threat here.

You can’t furlough a hen

Writers Anita Head Last edited 01/02/21
I’ve thought long and hard about what to write this month; the shorter the days, the longer it seems to take me.

People need educating

Writers Monica Akehurst Last edited 01/02/21
People need educating, so they understand that certain behaviour can unwittingly have a negative impact.

Values seem crazy

Writers Nick Adames Last edited 04/01/21
Laments the fact that a litre of premium bottled natural water sells for as much as two to three times the price of every litre of the milk his herd used to produce.

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.

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