Peter Chapman

Peter Chapman: Deluge drowns heavy fields and it is a job getting tradesmen to finish theirs

October 17, 2014

?The weather: I wish I did not have to mention it again but, my God, we had our fair share of rain early this month. We had a day’s rain on Saturday October 4, then 36 hours of constant and, at times, torrential rain on Monday and Tuesday last week.

Tony Shepherd and John Henderson

Tony Shepherd and John Henderson: Share farming gains momentum and an enjoyable farm tour

October 17, 2014

?The Henderson/CLA share farming initiative is gathering momentum, with a series of three meetings taking place at the local agricultural colleges which John hopes will attract equal numbers of CLA members and students alike.

Will Case: A favourite time of year, good prices and a watchful eye on the farm

9 October 2014

September is one of my favourite months; the crisp mornings, the bright sunny days and the smell of bloom dip! The breeding sheep sales are a special time of year for me too, with all the hopes of a good trade and anticipation of new arrivals.