Category: Dorset Farming

Future Farmer: 5-year-old Giles Apsey.

Giles was a year old when Fluffy was born – she was one of a triplet who needed to be bottle fed. He took...

Fowl play or cluckonomics?

Andrew Livingston explores the implications of proposed welfare legislation changes and the ripple effects on food supply and pricing Once upon a time – in...

The end of an era:Minette Batters bows out

Passing the torch: as Tom Bradshaw steps into the pivotal role, he faces the daunting task of upholding farming’s future. Andrew Livingston reports I cannot...

Much ado about many things

Though there’s been TB testing at Rawston this month, James Cossins’ thoughts are fixed firmly on the national picture and finding a way forward As...

Beware the tractors in town | Farm Tales

The public perception challenge: how British farmers’ protests could risk alienating the very people whose understanding they need Despite being borderline Gen Z, I have...

NFU Education reached half a million schoolchildren in 2023

Sowing seeds of agricultural knowledge, the NFU programme is connecting students with the vital role of farming in food production and sustainability In a landmark...

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A lifelong love of animals, a natural gift for drawing and chronic fatigue syndrome have combined to help Lucy Kendall launch her art business Many...
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The Chaldicott Barns Spring Fair!

Global meets local in Semley, uniting Dorset’s finest with international brands for a showcase of sustainability, craftsmanship, and enterprise Businesses in Semley are set to...

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