Text book fruit farming
The farm walk for the Goudhurst and Paddock Wood orchard competition is always an enjoyable occasion and this year was no exception.
Milk buyer leaves us in the dark
Over the past few years we have struggled with an almost total lack of communication from our milk buyer as to what direction they are going in and what it is they really want from us.
Beware the rise in buzzard numbers
Last month we certainly started with an early harvest but that has slipped a bit with the remnants of Hurricane Bertha and the showery weather that has followed on.
Brammy awards recognise brilliance
I’ve not been invited to the Brammys before but this year I had the opportunity to represent friends at the awards ceremony and it was a real treat.
Crossing our fingers
As I stare bitterly at the considerable mound of wheat gathering in my grain store I am left to contemplate what might have been
Optimistic about barley
It is difficult to believe that since my last article, written 1 July the new crop wheat futures have fallen another £10 per tonne! It looked low enough then