HAVING travellers or their horses invade farmland can be a major headache for any farmer.
Best of British
It has been adopted enthusiastically in North America and now FarmStart, a programme which enables new growers to test their business in a low-risk environment, is beginning to take hold in the UK. Marie Claire Kidd reports.
On the farm
Farming in west Wales, Brian and Eiryth Thomas have adapted their beef system to cope with land type, lifestyle and TB.
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In Your Field
August bank holiday weekend and both combines are already back in the barn as we await just the final 20 hectares (50 acres) of spring beans which are not yet fit. I have to take this opportunity to thank the fantastic team (Matthew, Mark, Giles, Dave, Vaughan and Jason) whom have given everything to bring the harvest home in record time, and now they get a well-earned weekend off.
FG Food guru
July’s FG Food Guru is machinery editor James Rickard, with impressive barbecue sirloin steak sandwiches and smoky relish.
Best of British cookery
These are a nice side dish but are also great served with hollandaise dip as a starter.