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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Film highlights farming's mental health crisis

Making Under the Soil has been a passion project for cameraman Archie Guinchard, who has fitted it around other work, despite not coming from a farming background. Bedfordshire-based Archie had…

YOUNG FARMERS

Amy Eggleston: We should be proud of this year's achievements

I know what I’m about to say is just about as predictable as complaining about the weather, but how is it nearly December? I feel as if I blinked during…

FARMLIFE

Coronavirus: How ag students are adapting during pandemic

Agriculture students have adapted to more online learning due to the coronavirus, but there is frustration at the pandemic’s negative affect on their social lives and job prospects. Universities have…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Forecast turns out not so fine again

I have a cunning plan to save the BBC a whole bunch of money (after all, Mr Lineker isn’t going to pay himself those millions to talk about football, and…

FARMLIFE

Virtual ploughing event raises £5,000 for air ambulance

A virtual ploughing competition inspired by the cancellation of local matches across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than £5,000 for air ambulance charities. VPlough saw…

YOUNG FARMERS

Tom Chanter: No place for a farm business in the world of ELM

This second lockdown would, I thought, send similar shockwaves across the food sector as the last one, making prices very erratic, but seemingly this is not the case. Since we…

Young farmers

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YOUNG FARMERS

Amy Eggleston: We should be proud of this year's achievements

I know what I’m about to say is just about as predictable as complaining about the weather, but how is it nearly December? I feel as if I blinked during…

FARMLIFE

Coronavirus: How ag students are adapting during pandemic

Agriculture students have adapted to more online learning due to the coronavirus, but there is frustration at the pandemic’s negative affect on their social lives and job prospects. Universities have…

YOUNG FARMERS

Tom Chanter: No place for a farm business in the world of ELM

This second lockdown would, I thought, send similar shockwaves across the food sector as the last one, making prices very erratic, but seemingly this is not the case. Since we…

YOUNG FARMERS

Jacob Anthony: Farm assurance schemes make sense

The virtues of assurance schemes have been heavily debated over the past few weeks as a result of the Lucy Neville-Rolfe fiasco. She stood down as chairman of Red Tractor…

Flindt on Friday

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FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Proper farming too 'real' for a bestseller

I hate to go on and on and on about my book (actually, that’s not true at all – it has been a joy in a fairly joyless 12 months),…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Forecast turns out not so fine again

I have a cunning plan to save the BBC a whole bunch of money (after all, Mr Lineker isn’t going to pay himself those millions to talk about football, and…

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Health and wellbeing

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Film highlights farming's mental health crisis

Making Under the Soil has been a passion project for cameraman Archie Guinchard, who has fitted it around other work, despite not coming from a farming background. Bedfordshire-based Archie had…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Meet the 2020 Britain's Fittest Farmer champions

A Somerset young farmer and a farmer's daughter and game-shoot manager from Hertfordshire have been named Britain's Fittest Farmers 2020. Cattle farmer James Arney from near Frome and Emma Ashley…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: BFF 2020 champions crowned at grand final

A young farmer from Somerset and a Hertfordshire woman have been named Britain's Fittest Farmers (BFF) 2020, at the thrilling climax of the competition's grand finale. James Arney, 25, from…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Meet the 2020 Britain's Fittest Farmer finalists

A select group of farmers, agricultural workers and students from all corners of the UK are now one step closer to being crowned Britain's Fittest Farmer 2020. This year's finalists…

Videos and photo stories

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FARMLIFE

FW photo comp 2020 - a pick of fantastic photos so far

Pictures are already pouring in for Farmers Weekly’s 2020 photography competition, but there's still plenty of time to enter your best snaps. Our annual competition is offering amateur photographers £500…

FARMLIFE

Video: Farmers Apprentice 2020 begins

Hundreds of young people applied for this year's Farmers Weekly's Farmers Apprentice Bootcamp. The final 10 contestants will be put through a series of farm challenges and one winner will…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

Submit your shots for Farmers Weekly's photo competition

Farmers Weekly's 2020 photo competition is now open – so don't delay submitting your rural pictures. Open for entries until 15 November, this flagship annual contest is giving amateur photographers…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: BFF 2020 champions crowned at grand final

A young farmer from Somerset and a Hertfordshire woman have been named Britain's Fittest Farmers (BFF) 2020, at the thrilling climax of the competition's grand finale. James Arney, 25, from…

Farmers Apprentice

Bootcamp 2020 begins.

One young person will be crowned Farmers Apprentice 2020 and walk away with prize money of £10,000 to invest in their farming dream
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