?Sale: We had one Mule sale of the year left which was last week at Welshpool and we saw a good trade, with 60 breeding ewes sold.
Best of British
FARMERS GUARDIAN is teaming up with the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institute (R.A.B.I) and Barclays to host an evening of fun, fashion and entertainment to raise money for farmers struggling to make ends meet.
On the farm
A varied mix of farming and diversification ideas has enabled one Northern Ireland farmer to reinvigorate his family farm which has become one to watch in the region. Barbara Collins visits the man behind Hillstown Meats.
Browse all our pictures from the working dog trials. See one you like? Prints are available from 12"x8" or larger.
BOTH Dennis Purdham and Alec Baines were on top form last weekend, with Dennis taking two nursery titles with Rob, and Alec taking two nursery titles with Tanhill Al and two novice titles with Tanhill Jess.
In Your Field
The weather: I wish I did not have to mention it again but, my God, we had our fair share of rain early this month. We had a day’s rain on Saturday October 4, then 36 hours of constant and, at times, torrential rain on Monday and Tuesday last week.
FG Food guru
October’s food guru is a double act from our picture desk which consists of Marcello Garbagnoli and Theresa Eveson. They whipped up Pan-fried lamb chops with sweet potato and tomato chilli salsa served with hawthorne gin and blackberry whiskey.
FG Cookery Editor
A delicious sausage dish served hot for an evening meal, but equally delicious served cool for a buffet.