Roy Lyttle has grown his arable enterprise from nothing and it has now become Northern Ireland’s largest grower of leeks.
Best of British
Red Hen Day Nursery has gone from a farm diversification project to a leader in its field in just 10 years.
On the farm
A change in stocking and breeding policy is being consideredn by Lleyn breeder Dewi Ellis to counter increasingly wet conditions on hill and mountain grazing while also reducing costs incurred wintering sheep on tack on distant lowland farms. Simon Wragg reports.
In Your Field
Calving started on February 11 which was a few days earlier than expected, but it has been non-stop since. As I write, we have had 35 cows calved with 38 calves. The twins came early on and all three calved themselves, with all calves living.
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After William Bell and Slick had won the proceeding trial George Redpath and Murdo took the championship title at Yorkshire.
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Best of British cookery
In her new cookery column for Farmers Guardian, professionally trained chef Leah Stevenson turns her attention to the art of romance.