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Photo of the Week: Go Daddy! At Britain’s Fittest Farmer 2022

We love this picture taken by our photographer at the Britain’s Fittest Farmer 2022 finals, which were held last weekend (17 September). With support like this, who wouldn’t put their heart and soul into the physical and mental health farming challenge? To find out who the winners were, watch the video and see more photos […]

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Young farmer’s death prompts sepsis awareness campaign

A hard-hitting campaign has been launched to raise awareness of sepsis among rural workers after a talented young stockwoman died from the deadly condition. Last year, sepsis claimed the life of Hannah Brown, a Cumbrian farmer and highly respected stockwoman, who grew up in Newton-le-Willows, in Richmondshire, North Yorkshire. Hannah moved to Dufton, near Appleby […]

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Exotic Herbs Farming in India: A Growing and Production Guide for Beginners

Herbs farming can be fun, easy, and low-maintenance process. You don’t need much time or know-how to grow a successful and rewarding herb garden that will brighten up your yard and culinary masterpiece. Herbs can easily grow in beds, borders, containers, or windowsills. And with a full range of seeds and plants, it’s possible to […]

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Exotic Herbs Farming in India: A Growing and Production Guide Beginners

Herbs farming can be fun, easy, and low-maintenance process. You don’t need much time or know-how to grow a successful and rewarding herb garden that will brighten up your yard and culinary masterpiece. Herbs can easily grow in beds, borders, containers, or windowsills. And with a full range of seeds and plants, it’s possible to […]

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In Awe of the Pawpaw

One of my favorite parts of working as a bartender is introducing people to new flavors and ingredients. Sometimes, these come in the form of a spirit, beer or wine. Other times, it’s a cocktail. The most exciting, for guests and staff alike, are local ingredients foraged from the wilds of southern New Jersey (where […]

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Farmer Focus: Moving harvested malting barley painfully slow

I was very sad to hear of the death of the Queen last week and offer my condolences to all of her family. I look forward to seeing Charles in his new role as our king and have been fascinated by the formal transfer to the new monarch. This is one of the great aspects […]

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Oxbury launch lending scheme for new entrants

Oxbury Bank has launched a lending scheme for new entrants that could see them borrow up to 100% of their cashflow requirements for the first year of business without having any initial funds of their own or trading history. The funding package, which will be accompanied by free advice from farm consultants for up to […]

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Organic experts needed to shape government policy

Organic farming experts are being sought by Defra to advise the four UK governments on future policy in this sector. The Expert Group on Organic Production (EGOP) will provide technical advice to support any revisions of the organic regulations in England, Scotland and Wales and to consider divergence in organic policy between Great Britain and […]

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Opinion: What do the 2020s and 1970s have in common?

Watcher! The 2020s are quickly turning into a carbon copy of the 1970s, and farming friends have commented that I seem sharper mentally, stand a little taller and have even started to use antiquated slang. That’s nifty, but what could be the cause of this? An explanation might be that, in clinical scientific trials, it’s […]

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Bobcat launches super-compact TL25.60 telehandler

A new model now props up Bobcat’s latest R-Series telehandler range, with the modestly proportioned TL25.60 measuring just 1.84m wide and 1.93m high – despite having a full-size cab. It is powered by a 75hp Bobcat engine running through a hydrostatic transmission. As the model numbering suggests, lift capacity is 2.5t and it’ll stretch to […]

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