Best of British

The Big Feastival

Showcase of British produce and music attracts record visitors

15 September 2014

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and Blur bassist Alex James have combined their greatest passions – food and music to create The Big Feastival, which is held on Alex’s farm in Kingham, Oxfordshire.  

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On the farm

Robert and Sarah Helliwell

Farm focus: Overcoming the challenging climate of farming in the hills

15 September 2014

Making the right choices on a tenanted hill farm has enabled Upper Booth Farm to expand and develop. Chloe Palmer learns how the Helliwell family have made the most of their challenging location.


Working dogs

Buy your favourite working dog pictures

Browse all our pictures from the working dog trials. See one you like? Prints are available from 12"x8" or larger.

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Sheepdog trials: Glyn Howells triumphs at Penybont

12 September 2014

There were two days of trialling at Penybont, held while the World Trial was underway in Scotland.

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In Your Field

Will Case

Will Case: No struggles with silage or harvest, and lambs and cattle had a great summer

12 September 2014

As you read this week’s issue of Farmers Guardian in the comfort of your warm home, spare a thought for Simon and I as we wake from a night spent bedded down in ‘le hotel cattle wagon’ at Kelso tup sale. The decor is sparse and there is no en-suite, but a beer or two helps us get some sleep.

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FG Cookery Editor

Leah Byrom

FG recipes: Breakfast feasts, sweet or savory?

3 September 2014

It was after a lovely stroll around our bottom field to see how the blackberries were getting on that I decided to jot down some breakfast recipe ideas. 

Say no to sky lanterns

Printable A4 poster

Here at Farmers Guardian, we have created a printable A4 poster which can be put up to help get the message across to the public about the dangers of using sky lanterns.

Click here to DOWNLOAD and print your own copy.

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