Farmer Gary Mitchell with a dairy calfGary Mitchell © Robert Smith
Near the end of my time in Canada last month I received an email from my herd manager Fergus telling me he no longer wanted to do the job. He said he hated the routine job of management, and that he wanted to pursue a new career in the world of nutrition and feed sales. I was disappointed, but not entirely surprised, as I had been grappling with a few issues leading up to this. Since 15 August, I’ve been flat […]