In your field: Alan Carter - 'We had a couple of days at the Royal Cornwall Show – a highlight of our year'

Alan Carter farms in partnership with his parents, Paul and Christine, on a 162 hectare (400-acre), 400-cow dairy unit at Constantine, Cornwall, with 130 milking cows, supplying Saputo. Alan, also a Parish Councillor, and his wife Sarah, have two children, Ross and Dana

clock • 3 min read
In your field: Alan Carter - 'We had a couple of days at the Royal  Cornwall Show – a highlight of our year'

For us and I think many farmers in Cornwall, it is always the aim to get all the silage done before the Royal Cornwall Show. This can then allow for a few days to be spent at the show, without feeling...

To continue reading this article...

Join Farmers Guardian

  • Farmers Guardian is the ultimate resource for farmers, providing unparalleled coverage of the key issues and trends affecting the agricultural industry.
  • Real-Time Updates: Get the latest news and analysis on what's happening in the agricultural sector right now. From market trends to technological advancements.
  • Expert Insights for Smart Decision Making: We provide in-depth articles and features designed to help you navigate the ever-changing agricultural landscape. From crop management techniques to livestock breeding strategies, our goal is to arm you with the tools you need for profitable farming.
  • Join the Farmers Guardian community today and unlock a world of knowledge and opportunities for your agricultural business. We are dedicated to supporting farmers like you, and our mission is to empower you with the information and resources needed to thrive.

Register now Become a member

 

Already a member?

Login

TILE SHEDS FARM - Morpeth, Northumberland

TILE SHEDS FARM - Morpeth, Northumberland

VIEW ADVERT
£POA

LOW SHIPLEY FARMBARNARD CASTLE, TEESDALE

LOW SHIPLEY FARMBARNARD CASTLE, TEESDALE

VIEW ADVERT
£POA

NEW HANSON GRANGE, NEWTON GRANGE, ASHBOURNE, DE6 1NN

NEW HANSON GRANGE, NEWTON GRANGE, ASHBOURNE,

VIEW ADVERT
£POA

More on In your field

In your field: Dan Jones - "Attempting to shear a wet sheep is akin to wrestling with a bar of soap"

In your field: Dan Jones - "Attempting to shear a wet sheep is akin to wrestling with a bar of soap"

Dan Jones farms 650 ewes at the National Trust-owned Parc Farm, which sits on the Great Orme, a limestone headland which rises up 208 metres (682 feet) on the North Wales coast near Llandudno. His Farm Business Tenancy covers the 58 hectares (143 acres) at Parc Farm, plus 364ha (900 acres) of grazing rights on the hill

clock 18 July 2024 • 2 min read
In your field: Kate Beavan - 'There is a way forward, but we all need to be part of the discussions'

In your field: Kate Beavan - 'There is a way forward, but we all need to be part of the discussions'

Kate farms alongside her husband Jim on their farm near Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. Farming 122 hectares (300 acres), the main enterprise consists of 800 breeding ewes and cider made on-site from their orchards. She is a mum of two, runs Kate’s Country School on-farm and is the woodland creation officer for Stump Up For Trees.

clock 08 July 2024 • 2 min read
In your field: Ian Garnett - 'The weather was so hot, we even made some hay'

In your field: Ian Garnett - 'The weather was so hot, we even made some hay'

Ian farms in partnership with his family near Knutsford, Cheshire. They manage 700 commercial pedigree Holstein/Friesians on 445 hectares (1,100 acres). Replacements are homereared and cows are on a composite system. Ian is a representative for Sainsbury’s Dairy Development Group and sits on the AHDB Genetics Advisory Forum

clock 06 July 2024 • 2 min read