Fram Farmers set for another strong year of farmer cooperation
With continued pressure on arable and livestock margins likely throughout 2016, membership of the farm cooperative makes more sense than ever.
“As near to a dry plucked bird as you can get”
Focusing on taste, texture and service makes good business sense for Suffolk processor Diaper Poultry.
Breckland farmer makes the most of poor soils
Seed crops, stewardship and outdoor sows all play their part on Peter Wright’s family farm.
Farming at heart of Essex rental and storage business
Essex farmer David Chennells has created a successful arable business and storage enterprise at Rettendon, near Chelmsford.
Farming in partnership brings new opportunities
Cropping options may be limited but there’s plenty happening on one light land farm in Norfolk.
Organic grower puts success down to good relationships
Norfolk-based Taylorgrown takes an innovative approach to supplying organic vegetables to some of Britain’s biggest retailers.
Pig award finalist is host with the most
High standards of husbandry impressed the judges on their visit to a Norfolk family farm.
Fenland farm leads in leek production
Cambridgeshire farm manager Jim Thompson knows his onions, and his leeks. Now he’s studying soils.
The long view
Suffolk farmer James Forrest is investing for the future at RH Forrest & Co, Stonham Aspal.
Quality crops and beef cattle win premiums in Cambridgeshire
Premium beef and high-quality combinable crops are helping R&G Warrener Farms ease the impact of low commodity prices.
Family farmer and contractor invests and takes on more land
Farmers in their own right, the Nichols family are also taking on more contracts in Cambridgeshire. Judith Tooth reports.
Straw is cost effective fuel source for on-farm heating
When it comes to heat for poultry housing or grain drying, big baled straw is one of the lowest cost fuels available to producers, believes Keith Wilson.
Three Musketeers aim to put Suffolk potato on the map
Teamwork works much better than competition when it comes to marketing potatoes.
Family business all set for future
Handing on the farm business to the next generation is a key goal for grower and egg producer David Wakefield.
Norfolk farm lets record speak for itself
A new approach to rearing livestock has produced pleasing results for West Harling farmer Richard Evans and his wife Sue.
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