Peter Chapman: An easy harvest comes to a sudden stop, and some sad news from next door

August 22, 2014

What had been a relatively easy harvest so far came to a shuddering halt when Bertha made her appearance. Everything had been going so well, with the winter barley dispatched with ease and we even managed to get some into store without drying which is unheard of.

Tony Shepherd & John Henderson

Tony Shepherd and John Henderson: Share farming interest grows and a point about vintage tractors at shows

August 22, 2014

As Tony and family are off in (hopefully) sunny France, I am afraid you are lumbered with my musings this month, writes John. Craven is looking wonderfully lush and green; everyone seems to have conserved more grass than for many a year and still there is plenty ahead of all the stock, so there is much to be grateful for.

Will Case

Will Case: Hoping to give you an insight into our busy farming life

August 15, 2014

AFTER enjoying watching the Commonwealth Games I feel like I am being passed the baton from William and Andrew Cowx and I am hoping I don’t drop it.