A leading Welsh sheep shearer, Richard Jones, Corwen, is the winner of the Lister Shearing Personality of the Year Award for 2014.
Best of British
Opening their first farm shop after 16 generations on the Finzean Estate in 2006, Catriona Farquharson and her sister-in-law Kate have continued to progress thanks to the strength of their family unit and support from their local community.
On the farm
During a time of uncertainity in the milk sector, husband and wife team Simon and Jackie McCreery are managing to retain control of their milk price by balancing all stages of production with their local market. With plans afoot to go into cheese-making, Erika Hay discovers why they cannot afford to rest on their laurels.
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LEIGHTON Bancroft took his first win with Tess at the Yorkshire nursery and he was also placed fifth with Pip.
In Your Field
As it is my first diary entry for 2015, I think it is still okay to wish you all a Happy New Year.
FG Food guru
In the final episode of Food Guru our Deputy editor, Vickie Robinson whips up a classic fig, blueberry and blackberry cheesecake, perfect for Christmas.
A magical mixture of meat and fish which feels indulgent but goes easy on the calories.
RECOGNISING the importance of family farms and the role they play in securing the nation’s food security is crucial to ensuring they survive in future, farming leaders said.