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  • agriculture today... two minute survey online. Massive help if you could fill it in!

    Hi, I am researching agriculture and agricultural diversification for my dissertation for my masters course! It would be a great help if you could fill out the survey online for me, it takes two minutes! if you click the following link, it takes two minutes Click here to take survey Thank you!
    Posted to Questionnaires and surveys (Forum) by akb123 on Wed, Sep 4 2013
  • Any farmers in the (snowy/wet) north of England?

    Hi everyone, I know you are all busy but I'm hoping a few of you will be able to spend 10 mins to complete my survey for my undergrad dissertation at Northumbri Uni. I'm investigating the determining factors in a farmers' decision to adopt (or not adopt) organic methods, but this doesn't...
    Posted to Questionnaires and surveys (Forum) by LeanneD on Wed, Feb 13 2013
  • Lambing Work Wanted

    Im 27 and been working seasonal farm jobs since finishing university. I have not had experience with lambing before but am hoping someone on this website will be willing to give me the opportunity to learn the skills required for this job. I have worked with a shearer in the past and spoken with people...
    Posted to The Next Generation (Forum) by Mikey Pea on Sun, Jan 13 2013
  • Time For An Unseasonal Haircut

    Now its time for something different! Last week we tried a new management practise with the early lambing ewes at Park Farm and that was to give them a very unseasonal haircut. Don't worry though, they have about 6 weeks before they lamb and then a further two weeks around the farm buildings which...
    Posted to Farmer Jake's Blog (Weblog) by anonymous on Mon, Jan 9 2012
  • Sainsbury's 'Farm For Life'

    Well, on the 23rd November, at the BBC Good Food Show, the stage was set for Sainsburys second Farming Conference. The event was to show case and demonstrate the committment by the Sainsburys Supermarket to British Farming and they had asked me to talk about the carbon footprint of our sheep flock and...
    Posted to Farmer Jake's Blog (Weblog) by anonymous on Tue, Nov 29 2011
  • 'Lambing Live' at Overbury

    Well here it is, I have finally got round to blogging again after a very very busy few weeks. On Sunday 17th April we had our annual 'Lambing Live' event at Park farm, home to our flock of Mule and Mule x Texel ewes. We were very lucky with the weather with hot sunshine all day for our visitors...
    Posted to Farmer Jake's Blog (Weblog) by anonymous on Fri, Apr 22 2011
  • Things that don’t happen in a city #5172…

    …being woken up by a sheep outside your bedroom door at 5.30am. Aren’t inquisitive pet sheep the best?
    Posted to nufsaid (Weblog) by anonymous on Wed, Jan 5 2011
  • Careers in Agriculture - Looking for case studies of those working within the agricultural industry

    I work for a company who are trying to put together an informative site for those looking to pursue a career in the agricultural industry and am currently looking for case studies to put onto the site, we are also hoping to tie this in with a careers information day next year. So if you're working...
    Posted to Off-topic (Forum) by A&D Media on Wed, Dec 15 2010
  • Mining for sheep

    I’ve been pretty amazed by some of the scenery on the doorstep of my Nuffield chum’s farms, and none more so than at the final stop of my little road trip around NSW and Victoria. Rowan lives on the edge of a place called Taralgon, about 90 minutes east of Graeme’s place in Fish Creek...
    Posted to nufsaid (Weblog) by anonymous on Thu, Dec 9 2010
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