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FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Herbicide failure 1, dentist nil

Thank goodness that Hazel does the end-of-July settling up with the agrochemical companies. Not just because these days they’re all wanting payment by this new-fangled transfer thingy (Mrs F knows…

YOUNG FARMERS

13 ways to spot a farming student at harvest

A summer job on a farm is a great way to bank some cash before heading back to uni or college. Long hours corn-carting (combine driving, if you're lucky), grafting…

YOUNG FARMERS

Amy Eggleston: Time off from farming makes you safer

If you are an employee working in the UK, you get a certain number of holiday days to take off each year. We choose what to do with them and…

FARMLIFE

Farmshops continue to #FeedTheNation as lockdown eases

Farm shops are predicting a positive future, with early indications suggesting new customers who turned to them in lockdown are remaining loyal. Turnover is up on pre-Covid-19 levels at Newlyns…

FARMLIFE

In pictures: North Wales contractor still farming fit at 90

A 90-year-old contractor still working in North Wales says his love for farming and watching the next generation come through is what motivates him every day. Meirion Hughes arrived in…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Tractor-cyclist boogie is a harvest hazard

One thing has become blazingly obvious after a couple of weeks trundling slowly round the farm with my hedgetrimmer – this is going to be a challenging harvest. It’s nothing…

Young farmers

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YOUNG FARMERS

Josh Wright: Cultivation swap could bring welcome cost cuts

Harvest has begun in West Yorkshire. We have managed to get the winter barley cut and sent on its way at a decent price. It won’t break any pots, but…

EVENTS

Farmers Apprentice first as bootcamp goes on farm

Leadership skills, common sense and passion are just three of the attributes that top farmer Robert Neill will be looking for in this year’s Farmers Apprentice finalists.  The shortlisted contestants…

YOUNG FARMERS

13 ways to spot a farming student at harvest

A summer job on a farm is a great way to bank some cash before heading back to uni or college. Long hours corn-carting (combine driving, if you're lucky), grafting…

YOUNG FARMERS

Amy Eggleston: Time off from farming makes you safer

If you are an employee working in the UK, you get a certain number of holiday days to take off each year. We choose what to do with them and…

Flindt on Friday

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FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Herbicide failure 1, dentist nil

Thank goodness that Hazel does the end-of-July settling up with the agrochemical companies. Not just because these days they’re all wanting payment by this new-fangled transfer thingy (Mrs F knows…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Tractor-cyclist boogie is a harvest hazard

One thing has become blazingly obvious after a couple of weeks trundling slowly round the farm with my hedgetrimmer – this is going to be a challenging harvest. It’s nothing…

#FeedTheNation

#FeedTheNation

Health and wellbeing

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 10 – 1km run, air squat, sit ups, up downs

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.…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 9 – tyre flip, burpees and 30m sprints

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.…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 8 – 15-minute body blast

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 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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FARMLIFE

Video: Robot dog herds flock of sheep in New Zealand

Drones and driverless tractors have gradually crept into mainstream farming, helping solve labour shortages and boost production – now the faithful sheepdog could be on the retirement list. A team…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 10 – 1km run, air squat, sit ups, up downs

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.…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 9 – tyre flip, burpees and 30m sprints

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.…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farm Fit: Episode 8 – 15-minute body blast

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…