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Archive Article: 1998/09/04

4 September 1998

Cobnut harvest got underway last week at John Cannons Roughways Farm, Plaxtol, Kent. The nuts have been grown there for about 25 years and are sold through Kentish Garden to various wholesalers and retail outlets. The pickers come through the seasonal agricultural workers scheme from countries such as Bulgaria, Slovakia and Poland.

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Archive Article: 1998/09/04

4 September 1998

Not just full of hot air…a ventilation system installed in the cubicle house at Mill Farm, Shenington, Banbury, Oxon, has helped conquer ammonia build-up in Martin Courts 100 cow Holstein Friesian herd, with an average yield of 8700 litres. A similar system has been installed in calf housing, reducing pneumonia and cutting vet bills by £10 a calf.

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