Rural News

Creating ice cream prompts new bistro venture

26 February 2015

A decision to stop milking and start making ice cream has ensured one family business has taken a more prominent role in the public eye and leading it are William Bowman and partner Rachel Calvert. Barry Alston reports.

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On the farm

Tom Dodgson

Expansion and investment prove successful on Skipton dairy farm

1 March 2015

Through building a new dairy unit, Yorkshire-based father and son have expanded cow numbers, increased milk yield and achieved a better quality of life. Louise Hartley reports.


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First-class drive secures win for Molly

27 February 2015

A first-class drive set Stuart McCrindle’s Molly well ahead of the rest at Awhirk. The Scottish Mules behaved well on the uphill course, but they were wary of the woodwork.

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In Your Field

Will Case

Will Case: A YFC celebration, drainage matters, planting hedges and lambing approaches

February 27, 2015

February began with a night of celebrations as my YFC club, Lowick, reached 60 years young. I am getting a bit long in the tooth to be an official ‘Young Farmer’ but I am still a Lowick member at heart.

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FG Cookery Editor

Leah Byrom

FG recipes: Dishes with a healthy spin

January 9, 2015

?Wishing you a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2015 and as January is now in full swing, I hope you have had a lovely Christmas. It has certainly been a busy one for us.

Leah Byrom

FG Recipes: A taste of the Orient

12 February 2015

FG cookery editor Leah Byrom on Chinese celebrations and the influence of the Oriental on British soil.

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