Farmlife and community

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YOUNG FARMERS

Chris Bennett: Feel no guilt about being off farm to exercise

As combine wheels begin to turn and working hours increase, it gets harder to prioritise looking after our physical health. You could be excused for thinking that, by working in…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Tea in the field and a cracking hay yield

Haymaking was proving to be a bit of a doddle. The weather muppets’ forecast of at least five days of hot sunshine had been proved right (they’d briefly added “storms”…

FARMLIFE

Design a loud, proud tractor livery for Pride parade

Design a bright and colourful tractor livery to showcase the diversity of British farming and you could be in with the chance of seeing your design brought to life. The…

YOUNG FARMERS

Charlie Beaty: No sense in solo sustainability

I’ll admit I haven’t read all 290 pages of Henry Dimbleby’s recently published second report for his National Food Strategy (NFS). I have, however, had a good flick through, and…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Today's vets are squeaking by just fine

Sometimes I worry about modern vets and their modern ways, their gleaming steel offices, their embroidered gilets and company vans – not to mention their uncanny ability to match a…

FARMLIFE

What do farmers want to see in Clarkson’s Farm series 2?

A second series of the smash hit Clarkson’s Farm has been confirmed by Amazon Prime, sparking industry debate about what the presenter-turned-farmer should cover next. Filming for season two has…

Young farmers

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FARMLIFE

Britain's Fittest Farmer 2021: 4 strong men's entries

Farmers Weekly's popular health and wellbeing competition, Britain's Fittest Farmer, is attracting entries from across the country.  There's still plenty of time for you to enter the contest if you're…

YOUNG FARMERS

Chris Bennett: Feel no guilt about being off farm to exercise

As combine wheels begin to turn and working hours increase, it gets harder to prioritise looking after our physical health. You could be excused for thinking that, by working in…

YOUNG FARMERS

Charlie Beaty: No sense in solo sustainability

I’ll admit I haven’t read all 290 pages of Henry Dimbleby’s recently published second report for his National Food Strategy (NFS). I have, however, had a good flick through, and…

YOUNG FARMERS

Bridgette Baker: Donning a helmet could save your life

When I was on my college work placement, a co-worker once said I looked like Crazy Frog when I had my crash helmet on. The comment made me feel weirdly…

Flindt on Friday

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FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Tea in the field and a cracking hay yield

Haymaking was proving to be a bit of a doddle. The weather muppets’ forecast of at least five days of hot sunshine had been proved right (they’d briefly added “storms”…

FLINDT ON FRIDAY

Flindt on Friday: Today's vets are squeaking by just fine

Sometimes I worry about modern vets and their modern ways, their gleaming steel offices, their embroidered gilets and company vans – not to mention their uncanny ability to match a…

Pride in Farming Tractor Design Competition

Pride in Farming Tractor Design Competition

 

Health and wellbeing

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FARMLIFE

Britain's Fittest Farmer 2021: 4 strong men's entries

Farmers Weekly's popular health and wellbeing competition, Britain's Fittest Farmer, is attracting entries from across the country.  There's still plenty of time for you to enter the contest if you're…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

How farmers can improve their post-lockdown health

The "lag" effect of lockdown will spark mental health issues in the farming community for many months to come, experts are warning. “Farmers are used to working in isolation, but…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Holistic farmer wellbeing health check: How are you really?

Farmers are notorious for spending more time thinking about their livestock, costs and crops than their own happiness and wellbeing. This is perhaps best explained by agriculture’s long history, slight…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

8 strong Britain's Fittest Farmer 2021 entries so far

Farming men and women from right across the nation are signing up to take part in Farmers Weekly's 2021 Britain's Fittest Farmer competition. This hit health and wellbeing project is making…

Britain's Fittest Farmer

British agriculture’s hit health and wellbeing series is back for a fresh round of friendly competition, getting the nation’s farmers talking about their mental and physical health. Applications for Britain’s Fittest Farmer 2021 are now open to anyone who is aged 18 or over and works in UK agriculture.
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FARMLIFE FRAMED

Farmlife Framed: Birthdays, budding shepherds and animal pals

Thanks to everyone who's uploaded photos to our Farmlife Framed gallery. It’s a fantastic snapshot of your lives. Your kids are often the stars of the photos, so here is…

FARMLIFE

Video: First look at Clarkson's farming series

Amazon Prime Video has dropped a trailer for Jeremy Clarkson’s new farming series and revealed the start date. Released on YouTube on Friday (21 May), the video gives a glimpse…

YOUNG FARMERS

Farm Kids Lockdown Art and Video Projects – the winners

Thanks to all the creative children who shared their wonderful artwork and videos as part of our Farm Kids Lockdown Project. The competition, designed to help keep youngsters entertained, invited…

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Video: Farmers open up about mental health

Two farmers have opened up about their battles to overcome mental health issues for a new short film released to highlight Farming Help Awareness Week. Poor mental health remains one…