Category: Dorset Farming

Soggy fields and fresh starts

Navigating a challenging spring after the wet winter has meant late plantings and livestock turnout, but it could be worse, says James Cossins At long...

FCN – always there to walk with you

Rebecca Hill explains how the FCN blends farming expertise and professional support networks to bolster the farming community’s resilience That’s me over on the right...

Five generations of wellies at the door

Tracie Beardsley catches up with renowned Dorset farmer Wakely Cox, whose family have farmed in Puddletown for almost a century Outside the farmhouse door, wellington...

Future Farmer:13-year-oldSeb Carr

When Seb was eight he received four pigs for Christmas. Now he has one of the largest pedigree herds of the rare British Saddleback...

Celebrating Dorset sustainability: the Love Local Trust Local Awards are open to all Dorset farmers, fishermen and food producers

The Love Local Trust Local Awards are proud to recognise and celebrate small, independent Dorset producers and businesses. Entering the Love Local Trust Local...

Badgers and TB:farm frustration

Trying NOT to bang on again about the weather, George Hosford presents a candid look at the farming community’s battle with TB instead There was...

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Milborne St Andrew First School

This year the global theme for Earth Day was Planet vs. Plastic – or as one school likes to call it, Milborne vs. Plastic.Milborne...

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