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
Chemical costs are absurd
It is really disappointing for the farming community to have seen two hard working, sensible, knowledgable, ministers, Jim Paice and Owen Paterson, despatched into the wilderness at the whim political expediency.
Avoid propaganda and talk to the public
I suggest that anyone who keeps sheep, with access to a computer, visits the web-link below, reads the article, entitled “A wool jumper is just as cruel as a mink coat” published online by “The Independent” and, in particular, watches the embedded video clip.