Ford has just sent us a picture of the new Ford Ranger pick-up
The third Open Farm Sunday seems to have gone well. Over 400 farms opened their gates to the public on 1 June and although no one is quite sure of visitor numbers - early indications are that it was bigger and better than last year. What is clear from the pictures on FWiSpace is that it certainly [...]
Should Scotland go GM-free is the big question discussed by Scotland Environment Minister Mike Russell and NFU Scotland president Jim McLaren in this podcast presented by Farmers Weekly’s Scotland correspondent Nancy Nicolson: Click here to get your own player.
Did you know that over 80% of fresh tomatoes consumed in this country have been imported. I’ve just found that fact out from a press release about British Tomato Week which is running from 19th-25th May. It aims to highlight this declining produce at events around the country and the Houses of Parliament and calls on MPs to end our [...]
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Was anyone else listening to The Archers this weekend? There were several mentions for LEAF’s Open Farm Sunday event on 1 June. It would seem that Ambridge is going to be treated to not just one – but two - open days as part of the initiative. Ruth and David Archer are treating it fairly seriously and there is [...]
Pig and Poultry Fair, Micke Robinson, Cherry Valley, ABN, Hook 2 Sisters
Reading today’s newspapers with another heavy push on the rising price of food. I just want to know – are sales of food declining in the premium stores like Waitrose and M&S. And how are the sales of organic food holding up?
It’s been a bit quiet on here during the past week and the blame lies with a bunch of Young Farmers. In a positive way, of course. It is just I have been tied up at the agm in Blackpool being thoroughly entertained by over 5000 YFC members. It was a great weekend with clubs [...]
Farming makes another of its appearances on TV tonight and the signs are that it won’t be pretty. Our Daily Breads screens on More 4 at 10pm and looks at modern agricultural practices across Europe. There’s already been some discussion on FWiSpace.
- Animal diseases
- animal welfare
- Farm assurance
- genetic modification
- international agriculture
- Leader column
- Rural affairs
- Rural business
- Single farm payments
- television programmes
- Year of Food and Farming
- Young Farmers