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FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: I can predict the future of my pea crop

With a long sigh, and a reluctant mind, I’ve ordered my pea seed. It’ll be for Blackhouse Road – a field that on the original cropping plan for 2018-19 was…

YOUNG FARMERS

Jacob Anthony: Our chance to build hope for new entrants

What's your definition of a farmer? In my opinion, first and foremost, a farmer is someone who produces food by using the land. This can come either from growing crops…

YOUNG FARMERS

Young farmer Hannah Jackson in SAS: Who Dares Wins final

Young farmer Hannah Jackson has battled her way to the final of TV's SAS: Who Dares Wins – a show that puts ordinary people through a number of punishing military…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Ramblers can't just rewrite right to roam

This may go against the cliché of the grumpy farmer, and you may not think I’m being sincere, but I have loads of time for the ramblers. Why? Well, if…

FARMLIFE

Prince Philip: 'Farming’s too important to be left to farmers'

Prince Philip has whipped the tabloids into a frenzy again – this time over a quote about farming being "too important" to be left to farmers, revealed in a new biography.…

YOUNG FARMERS

Young Farmers Festival: Everything we know so far

Farmers Weekly is planning a Young Farmers Festival, a unique new event to do one thing – bring Britain's incredible young farmers together for a celebration like no other. The…

Young farmers

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YOUNG FARMERS

Jacob Anthony: Our chance to build hope for new entrants

What's your definition of a farmer? In my opinion, first and foremost, a farmer is someone who produces food by using the land. This can come either from growing crops…

YOUNG FARMERS

Young farmer Hannah Jackson in SAS: Who Dares Wins final

Young farmer Hannah Jackson has battled her way to the final of TV's SAS: Who Dares Wins – a show that puts ordinary people through a number of punishing military…

YOUNG FARMERS

Young Farmers Festival: Everything we know so far

Farmers Weekly is planning a Young Farmers Festival, a unique new event to do one thing – bring Britain's incredible young farmers together for a celebration like no other. The…

YOUNG FARMERS

The ag student who’s living his farming and pro rugby dreams

Agriculture student Harry Sprague is tailoring his college and sporting timetables to realise his dreams of farming while also playing rugby at a professional level. The 17-year-old is dedicating his…

Flindt on Friday

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FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: I can predict the future of my pea crop

With a long sigh, and a reluctant mind, I’ve ordered my pea seed. It’ll be for Blackhouse Road – a field that on the original cropping plan for 2018-19 was…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Ramblers can't just rewrite right to roam

This may go against the cliché of the grumpy farmer, and you may not think I’m being sincere, but I have loads of time for the ramblers. Why? Well, if…

Josh Dowbiggin

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YOUNG FARMERS

Josh Dowbiggin: My 5 tips to help you achieve more this year

One of my resolutions was to be more organised and make better use of my time (easier said than done). I am the type of person who goes through phases…

YOUNG FARMERS

Josh Dowbiggin: Teamwork makes my Hereford sale dream work

Last week our third annual Designer Genes Hereford Sale took place in Shrewsbury, and it is safe to say we broke a few more breed records. Once home and rested,…

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Fit2Farm: How a farmer's wife helps others in tough times

A farming mum-of-two has dedicated her social media accounts to supporting strangers struggling with their mental health after overcoming her own depression, anxiety and eating disorder. Jennifer Down recently moved…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

When, how and why farming charities Rabi and FCN can help

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (Rabi) and the Farming Community Network (FCN) have seen an increase in calls from farmers and farming families in need, including cases of depression, diseased…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

How better exercise improves wellbeing on the farm

Lack of exercise is prompting concern that farmers and farm workers are building up health problems for later life – and could be jeopardising their business performance too, a Farmers…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Rugby pro Marcus Garratt on importance of food and farming

Just as a machine needs good fuel to run at peak performance, proper nutrition is essential for powering the body – particularly in physically demanding jobs such as farming or…

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FARMLIFE

Video: Clarkson, Hammond and May go farming with pick-ups

We think Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have been reading Farmers Weekly lately – they've just tested three pick-ups that we've recently reviewed. In the latest episode of The…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

Farmlife Framed: Wintery weather and livestock newborns

Winter is a great time to get out on the farm for a spot of photography. With a chance of snow, bare trees making for intriguing silhouettes and perhaps a…

FARMLIFE

Video: Farmer shares year of her life in sensational series

Having won the hearts of farmers and the wider public in their thousands, the team behind the British Farming farming docu-series have exciting plans for 2019. Just when it seemed…

FARMLIFE

Video: Passionate breeders put special beef herd up for sale

It was the end of an era for farmers John and Heather Phillips, when they sold their entire Limousin beef herd at Whitland mart in December. After 35 years of…