A John Deere plastercast, YFC seaside shenanigans and a farmer’s “thrilling” book launch are just three of the subjects covered recently on Farmers Weekly‘s Field Day blog, which captures the lighter side of rural life.

Updated daily by the Farmlife team, Field Day was introduced in response to reader requests for occasional quirky countryside stories, alongside news, business and technical information.

Three of the other stories it’s covered recently are a Highland calf goalie, disappearing hedgehogs and an “egg hat” world record.

Field Day is the place to go to read what’s weird and wonderful about the great British countryside. Because sometimes in farming, after all, you’ve just got to smile…

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