THE annual Nuffield Farming Conference saw the latest crop of scholars present their research findings following a period of international travel on a variety of chosen topics. Olivia Midgley reports from Ashford, Kent.
Best of British
Christmas comes just once a year but for two enterprising South Wales farming couples the festive season is extra special. Barry Alston reports from the Vale of Glamorgan.
On the farm
With profit margins notoriously tight for many pig farmers, investing in buildings hasn’t always been at the top of the priority list and, as a result, some units have witnessed unfavourable performance as inefficiencies in building design impacts production.
Browse all our pictures from the working dog trials. See one you like? Prints are available from 12"x8" or larger.
GOOD outbye work gave Steven MacLay’s Nell the edge at the Easter Bush nursery.
In Your Field
I am almost embarrassed to admit to my livestock farming friends, we are already on a wind down to the end of the year, overtime has finished and weekends are available to take the family shopping. Perhaps I should buy some cattle?
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.