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A reasonably good start to 2021

Writers Alan West Last edited 01/03/21
I suspect that a significant number of sheep producers are currently very close to achieving carbon neutral.

Impact of leaving the EU masked

Writers Stephen Carr Last edited 01/03/21
I’m not one to sulk for long and now that we’ve left the EU every farmer has to try to make the best of it.

I have a high risk of losing money!

Writers Elved Philips Last edited 01/03/21
We all know that the UK still has to import a lot of wheat and maize to see us through to harvest.

Good news for sheep farmers

Writers Monica Akehurst Last edited 01/03/21
There are higher prices for hoggets, both finished and stores, and even the cull ewes are fetching decent money.

Are we focusing on the right things?

Writers Nick Adames Last edited 01/02/21
Are they deliberately keeping all good news to a minimum and just picking up on the negative stories?

New horizons

Writers Alan West Last edited 01/02/21
A new year and time to look to new horizons.

I find myself considering greener alternatives

Writers Stephen Carr Last edited 01/02/21
I have been scraping around the farm in a Land Rover 90.

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