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YOUNG FARMERS

Young farmer tows tractor in bid for Strongest Scot crown

A super-strong young farmer is pulling a six-tonne tractor around as part of her training to be crowned Scotland's Strongest Woman. Kim Best has borrowed one of her employer’s John…

YOUNG FARMERS

Josh Wright: Floods have me wishing I'd left seed in the shed

This year gets ever more challenging as the days go by. As I write we are experiencing the fifth flood within 12 months. This latest flood has been the worst…

FARMLIFE

Rich soil – old £20 notes turned into compost for farmers

The seemingly endless rise in the cost of sprays and fertilisers can feel as though you're throwing tonnes of cash on your crops – now that may literally be the…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Drilling drill – scratch, check, sulk, pray

Finally, we had a day and a bit for some drilling. It was the end of the first week in February, and I know Crusoe should be in by the…

YOUNG FARMERS

Amy Eggleston: How to make the public listen to us farmers

Farming hasn’t always been such a huge part of my life. Before returning home to the family farm, I helped businesses in London and Leeds promote their message to customers.…

FARMLIFE

'Mucky' TV show takes farming to new audience

Three British farmers are showing the reality of 21st century agriculture to a whole new audience via the TV show Born Mucky: Life on the Farm. Tom Martin in Cambridgeshire,…

Young farmers

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SHEEP

4 changes a young farmer made to family sheep farm

When young farmer Catherine Sanderson was gifted a third of her grandparents’ farming business, she knew she wanted to help drive it forward without stepping on their toes. Grandparents Ken…

YOUNG FARMERS

Young farmer tows tractor in bid for Strongest Scot crown

A super-strong young farmer is pulling a six-tonne tractor around as part of her training to be crowned Scotland's Strongest Woman. Kim Best has borrowed one of her employer’s John…

YOUNG FARMERS

Josh Wright: Floods have me wishing I'd left seed in the shed

This year gets ever more challenging as the days go by. As I write we are experiencing the fifth flood within 12 months. This latest flood has been the worst…

YOUNG FARMERS

Amy Eggleston: How to make the public listen to us farmers

Farming hasn’t always been such a huge part of my life. Before returning home to the family farm, I helped businesses in London and Leeds promote their message to customers.…

Flindt on Friday

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FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Drilling drill – scratch, check, sulk, pray

Finally, we had a day and a bit for some drilling. It was the end of the first week in February, and I know Crusoe should be in by the…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: A trusty old farm truck is hard to beat

Spare a thought for my farm truck. It’s a 2007 Hyundai Terracan, and it doesn’t get the love and attention that most of the other farm kit does. It’s not…

Young farmer writers

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YOUNG FARMERS

Josh Wright: Floods have me wishing I'd left seed in the shed

This year gets ever more challenging as the days go by. As I write we are experiencing the fifth flood within 12 months. This latest flood has been the worst…

YOUNG FARMERS

Amy Eggleston: How to make the public listen to us farmers

Farming hasn’t always been such a huge part of my life. Before returning home to the family farm, I helped businesses in London and Leeds promote their message to customers.…

Health and wellbeing

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

FCN's new chief joins Britain's Fittest Farmer judging panel

The new chief of The Farming Community Network (FCN) has joined the hunt for Britain's Fittest Farmer 2020. Jude McCann, who took over as the top man at the charity…

YOUNG FARMERS

Young farmer tows tractor in bid for Strongest Scot crown

A super-strong young farmer is pulling a six-tonne tractor around as part of her training to be crowned Scotland's Strongest Woman. Kim Best has borrowed one of her employer’s John…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Advice on solving farmer lameness, joint and foot ailments

A hobble is an unwelcome rite of passage for many farmers as they transition from youth to older-middle age, but just as lameness is preventable in livestock so too is…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Britain's Fittest Farmer: 5 strong video entries so far

We've been blown away by the incredible applications to take part in this year's Britain's Fittest Farmer competition, with farmers from across the UK keen to get involved. It's quick…

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Britain's Fittest Farmer: 5 strong video entries so far

We've been blown away by the incredible applications to take part in this year's Britain's Fittest Farmer competition, with farmers from across the UK keen to get involved. It's quick…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

Farmlife Framed: Baby farmers, curious stock and bale art

We really enjoy seeing your shots – whether it’s livestock and crops or people and pets. Thanks to everyone who has been sharing pictures of life on and off farm…

FARMLIFE

FW photo competition 2019: Winner of winners revealed

This year's Farmers Weekly‘s photo competition saw almost 6,000 entries from right across the British Isles, celebrating the natural beauty of our great industry. The mammoth task of picking just…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

FW photography competition 2019: The winners and runners-up

It’s the perfect way to end the year, celebrating the beautiful British countryside and farming’s unique diversity in a series of fantastic photographs. With almost 6,000 brilliant photos submitted this…