Sunday, January 24, 2021

Pathway to (un)sustainable farming

December 22, 2020 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

The government’s bold ambition for the countryside threatens to put farmers out of business, says Fen Tiger.

Humble spud, humble profits

December 2, 2020 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

Potato growers deserve our respect – it’s a stressful enterprise and there are easier ways of making money, says Fen Tiger.

There are no cash cows in farming

November 3, 2020 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

We all like to think we are successful. But success means different things to different people. Is it about money? Happiness? Or a mixture of both? And who decides whether you are a successful farmer anyway?

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

October 27, 2020 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

New machines are expensive and there is often too much to go wrong – which is a shame, says Fen Tiger.

Getting it back on track

September 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

An uncertain future is likely to follow a challenging farming year, says Fen Tiger.

Time to retire?

August 18, 2020 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

Thinner farming profits prompt Fen Tiger to contemplate his retirement.

Beet a retreat?

February 27, 2020 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

Farmers need more say  in how sugar beet is grown – otherwise they will simply stop growing it, says Fen Tiger.

When it all stacks up

January 30, 2020 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

Bank managers who understand farming are a dying breed. Fen Tiger laments their loss.

Politicians need 2020 vision for agriculture

December 23, 2019 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

Boris Johnson lacks public trust – and he has such a big majority he can do as he likes, says Fen Tiger.

We need more farm workers

December 6, 2019 by  
Filed under Fen Tiger

With many farms suffering from a labour shortage, it’s high time politicians encouraged more people to work on the land, says Fen Tiger.

Next Page »