Health & Safety And Employment Solutions In Agriculture & Farming

Do you have working farm or run a farming business where you employ people on your farm? If so then it may interest you to know about Hazel Preece Consultancy, a consultancy business for Health & Safety and Employment matters specialising in the Farming and Agricultural sector. Hazel has over 10 years experience dealing first … Read more Health & Safety And Employment Solutions In Agriculture & Farming

Defra Encourages Farmers To Report Bovine Abortions & Premature Calving

I have just been reading in Defra’s  Farming Link magazine that Great Britain has been officially free of brucellosis since 1985. Brucellosis of cattle, also known as contagious abortion and Bangs disease, is caused by an infection with the bacterium Brucella abortus. This bacterium not only affects cattle, but also sheep, goats and pigs. Brucellosis … Read more Defra Encourages Farmers To Report Bovine Abortions & Premature Calving

How Old Is Too Old To Farm? Oxford Farming Conference 5th January 2010

The Farmer’s Weekly has brought to my attention the debate about how old is too old to farm? A sensitive and controversial issue that will be at the centre of the Oxford Farming Conference on the 5th January 2010. I live on a farm with my husband who is the third generation of farmer to … Read more How Old Is Too Old To Farm? Oxford Farming Conference 5th January 2010