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Direct farm sales take off during lockdown to #FeedTheNation

Direct sales of farm produce to consumers have boomed during the coronavirus lockdown, while canny use of social media has added further impetus to this growing market. “We have seen…

YOUNG FARMERS

How ag students are adapting to ‘new normal’ of Covid-19

Young people studying land-based subjects are having to review their plans for the summer, with the coronavirus crisis closing colleges and universities around the country, as well as disrupting holiday…

YOUNG FARMERS

Jacob Anthony: I’m furious at MPs' Agriculture Bill vote

MPs clearly have very short memories. It was only a few weeks ago, as lockdown came into force, that there was widespread panic-buying of food resulting in empty shelves up…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Coronavirus: Rural charities face funding crisis

Rural charities are facing a sharp drop in income, as the coronavirus crisis scuppers fundraising initiatives, but they are reassuring farming families there will be no cuts in the support…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Thanks HMRC, but I think we're doing OK

When the “free money” texts came through, we both dismissed them at first. Over the years, our once-private mobile numbers have crept out into cyberspace, and the number of messages…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 7 – burpees and weighted bag time trial

Farmers Weekly has teamed up with farmer’s son Tom Kemp, from Farm Fitness, to share a series of exercises that you can do using items commonly found on a farm. Over 10…

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YOUNG FARMERS

How ag students are adapting to ‘new normal’ of Covid-19

Young people studying land-based subjects are having to review their plans for the summer, with the coronavirus crisis closing colleges and universities around the country, as well as disrupting holiday…

YOUNG FARMERS

Jacob Anthony: I’m furious at MPs' Agriculture Bill vote

MPs clearly have very short memories. It was only a few weeks ago, as lockdown came into force, that there was widespread panic-buying of food resulting in empty shelves up…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Mental health support available to young farmers

Young farmers have been reminded there is support available for anyone struggling with their mental health during the coronavirus pandemic – as a national awareness week begins. The cancellation of…

YOUNG FARMERS

Josh Wright: TV’s anti-farming agenda has to stop

The BBC was pushing an anti-farming agenda hard before the lockdown. Farming, so you might have believed from what appeared often on our screens, was to be the undoing of…

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Flindt on Friday: Farewell to a faithful fungicide friend

It’s a damn good thing that the RPA are being generous and flexible about SFP submissions (possibly taking their cue from other agencies such as HMRC for tax, and DVLA…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Thanks HMRC, but I think we're doing OK

When the “free money” texts came through, we both dismissed them at first. Over the years, our once-private mobile numbers have crept out into cyberspace, and the number of messages…

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Farm Fit: Episode 7 – burpees and weighted bag time trial

Farmers Weekly has teamed up with farmer’s son Tom Kemp, from Farm Fitness, to share a series of exercises that you can do using items commonly found on a farm. Over 10…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 6 – 400m run, dumbbell snatch and burpees

Farmers Weekly has teamed up with farmer’s son Tom Kemp, from Farm Fitness, to share a series of exercises that you can do using items commonly found on a farm. Over 10…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 5 – bag over shoulder and 100 burpees

Farmers Weekly has teamed up with farmer’s son Tom Kemp, from Farm Fitness, to share a series of exercises that you can do using items commonly found on a farm. Over 10…

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 7 – burpees and weighted bag time trial

Farmers Weekly has teamed up with farmer’s son Tom Kemp, from Farm Fitness, to share a series of exercises that you can do using items commonly found on a farm. Over 10…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

11 incredible farming-themed birthday cakes

We asked our readers to share farming-themed celebration cakes they have baked or received to mark a special day, and they certainly did not disappoint. We have been inundated with…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 6 – 400m run, dumbbell snatch and burpees

Farmers Weekly has teamed up with farmer’s son Tom Kemp, from Farm Fitness, to share a series of exercises that you can do using items commonly found on a farm. Over 10…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

Farmlife Framed: Budding shepherds busy at lambing

Lambing can be a challenging time, but it’s also one containing magical moments – especially when the younger generation get involved. Thanks to all the Farmers Weekly readers who have…