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Farmers Weekly 80th Anniversary

This year marks the 80th year of Farmers Weekly. The magazine, since its first issue on 22 June 1934, has charted the development of farming in the UK across the decades.

We've selected some of the best magazine covers and articles from our archive covering some of the most memorable events of each era from the 1930s to the 2010s.

Read all of the 80th birthday articles looking back on the history of farming and looking to the future of agriculture.

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