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HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Farmer creates Pooh bale art to raise cash for mental health

An artist in Scotland has created a series of traffic-stopping images on bale stacks to raise money for a mental health charity. Fleur Baxter painted the brightly coloured cartoon images…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Young sheep breeder aims to raise £10k for cancer charities

A young sheep breeder who has endured a terrible ordeal battling cancer is aiming to raise £10,000 for the hospital and charities that have supported him.  Rory Ferguson, 16, breeds…

FARMLIFE

7 epic fails on Jeremy Clarkson's farm so far

Hands up if you've ever heard somebody declare that they'd love to be a farmer like you – it must be such a joy to work out in the countryside…

FARMLIFE

#FeedTheNation: Kent couple launch direct meat sales venture

A passion for sheep and local food has been the driving factor behind a new direct-selling operation, recently launched by a young farming couple from Kent. Chris Woodhead and Zoe…

FARMLIFE

Rural community rallies in bid to save village pub

“Great pubs make greater communities.” That’s the firm belief of farmer Rosie Begg, who has been involved with a campaign to safeguard the future of her local in the Norfolk…

YOUNG FARMERS

Tom Chanter: AHDB needs to shout louder about its work

The arrival of our friendly sheep farmer to electric-fence our grass leys marks the beginning of autumn. We’re going to start cutting maize imminently - certainly earlier than last year…

Young farmers

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YOUNG FARMERS

Tom Chanter: AHDB needs to shout louder about its work

The arrival of our friendly sheep farmer to electric-fence our grass leys marks the beginning of autumn. We’re going to start cutting maize imminently - certainly earlier than last year…

YOUNG FARMERS

Jacob Anthony: Poor forecasts bring a flood of frustration

I don't want to sound like a stereotypical moaning farmer, but how did we manage to put a man on the moon more than 50 years ago, yet still can't…

YOUNG FARMERS

Josh Wright: Please don't suffer in silence with depression

There were 6,500 suicides recorded in the UK in 2018, with men three times more likely to take their own life than women. More than one farmer every week does…

YOUNG FARMERS

Amy Eggleston: World standards mean rigorous farm inspections

Animal welfare, environmental impact and traceability are three heavily scrutinised topics for the farming industry. As agriculture moves forward, so does the focus on these issues and external interest continues…

Flindt on Friday

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Flindt on Friday: High praise for harvest mediocrity

What’s that? You want a harvest summary? Must I? Oh, very well then. But first, let’s indulge in a little nostalgia, to a year ago, when we set off to…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Timely advice from a pulse prizewinner

Rumour has it that hundreds of farmers are finally turning their backs on oilseed rape this year, and turning to peas and beans as their break crops. This is all…

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Health and wellbeing

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Britain's Fittest Farmer: Mental health champ award launches

Finalists in this year's Britain's Fittest Farmer competition have an extra chance to win by doing their bit to raise awareness of mental health challenges in agriculture. Farmers Weekly has…

FARMLIFE

Farming family in bid to get son life-changing operation

A Devon farming family is trying to raise £60,000 to give their son life-changing surgery and help him realise his dream of walking. Neil and Lowri Weston from Bampton are…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Britain's Fittest Farmer 2020: New dates and venue announced

This year’s Britain's Fittest Farmer competition is back on track after months of disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.  The next round of the popular competition will be held at…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Final chance to enter for Britain's Fittest Farmer 2020

Time is running out to enter Britain's Fittest Farmer, Farmers Weekly's hit competition aimed at kickstarting a conversation about health and mental wellbeing in agriculture. The new deadline for applications…

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Harvest photography competition 2020: Winner and runners-up

Thanks to everyone who entered the Harvest 2020 photography competition. We had hundreds of entries and the winning shot appears on the cover of the 18 September issue of Farmers…

FARMLIFE

Video: Somerset farm milks horses in quirky diversification

Cows, sheep, goats, and even buffalo – all commonly bred to produce milk for human consumption in the UK. Now one Somerset farmer says we may soon be adding horses…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

Photos: Your harvest dogs

Farmers’ ever-faithful, four-legged friends are as keen to keep an eye on the action at harvest as they are at any other time of year. From collies in the corn…

FARMLIFE FRAMED

Harvest 2020 in pictures – more of your great shots

It’s proving a challenging harvest for many, but as combines continue to roll, more pictures are landing in our Harvest Highlights photo gallery. Here are a few, along with details…