A greener future for agriculture?

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With landmark global announcements protecting forests, acceleration of green technologies and methane pledges this UN Climate Change conference is focusing on the shift from ambition to action. COP26 is rightly dominating the headlines at this moment. Pre-COP26 70% of the world’s economy was covered by a net zero target and with Australis and India laying […]

Help secure the future of British food

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Back British Farming! That’s our over-riding message – whether it’s to the public, Government or any policy holder who‘s decisions impact our farming businesses. It’s the sixth year of the NFU’s big campaign ‘Back British Farming Day’, which is always held in September. The aim is to drive support for the British food and farming […]

The Dorset farmer whose pregnant Highland cow was chased to its death by dogs has been gifted nine Highland cattle by a fellow Dorset farmer.

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In June we shared how Cameron Farquharson’s cow Gladis sadly made national news when she fell more than 30ft on Eggardon Hill in May. She was due to calve in a couple of days, but her unborn calf died with her. After hearing the story, Stan Sadler, who lives in Dorset, got in touch. He owned a […]