Category: Dorset Farming

A difficult harvest

Farmer James Cossins reflects on a challenging harvest season, battling constant rain, drying crops and managing farm inspections – and fire Thank goodness we managed...

Public and MPs show support on Back British Farming Day 2023

The British public values farmers ahead of teachers, reports county adviser Gemma Harvey. The event highlights backing for homegrown food production More than 100 MPs...

Weed whacking and the death of dairy farms

In the second of September's BV podcast – still in the new longer format which has proved popular – Jenny talks to Jane Adams...

Insect adventures, a tricky harvest and sustainable farming

Dorset farmer and BV Magazine columnist George Hosford gives to show visitors an insight into modern farming with his July farm diary Grasshopper:long word –...

Dairy farm businesses under threat, according to NFU survey

There’s growing uncertainty among the UK’s dairy farmers and little confidence to face the challenges, says county advisor Gemma Harvey Britain’s dairy farmers are being...

School Dreads to Farming Threads

This month Andrew Livingston is taking a nostalgic stroll through the Dorset County Showground As a young child, the news that ‘Dorset County Show is...

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Beware the slurry shuffle | Farm Tales

Dorset’s daring rescues – but Andrew Livingston points out the very thin line between humourous mishaps and farming tragedies You may (should?!) have already read...
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The Old Brewery Cafe and Kitchen

Rachael Rowe visits the Gillingham hotspot that has transformed from Moto Corsa dealership to mussels and marshmallows among the motorbikes With motorbike displays in the...

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