New Book Launched By Cattleman Andy Frazier Called The Right Colour

The Right Colour (a novel about a cow) by Andy Frazier Andy Frazier has been writing books for two years now, from his base in South West France. He started life farming with his father and brother at Coningswick farm in the English Midlands, which in those days specialised in quality beef and pork. After … Read more New Book Launched By Cattleman Andy Frazier Called The Right Colour

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

Screening Of Pig Business Film By Tracy Worcester In York

City Screen will be showing the pork industry documentary Pig Business by Tracy Worcester which compares traditional, environmentally sustainable farming with industrialised agri-business on Tuesday 11 May at 8.30pm at York City Screen. I am going to watch this film on Tuesday night which has been organised by Slow Food North Yorkshire. As I myself … Read more Screening Of Pig Business Film By Tracy Worcester In York

Farming Work

Now that it is not raining, the land work has resumed. In the last few days my husband has been busy with the farm work. He has been: combining, bailing, drying corn, muck spreading, ploughing, power harrowing, drilling rape, rolling It is important to get the wheat & barley crops combined before they ruin and the … Read more Farming Work

Potato Varieties Grown On The Farm

There are many varieties of potatoes which are grown for different reasons. Soilman asked, “What varieties do you grow?” The potato varieties we have grown on the farm over the years are: Hermes – these potatoes have been grown for a merchant that sells the potatoes for crisping. King Edward – these potatoes have been sold to the public for … Read more Potato Varieties Grown On The Farm