12 August 2014 The anticipation, excitement and reward of a good harvest have always made this one of my favourite times of the year. Not least because of the entertaining pub chat about yields.
18 June 2014 Following all the excitement of Cereals, it’s clear that there is a huge desire to drive our industry forward, and a great vehicle for doing this is our . This really gets going now
4 June 2014 I come from a farming family, which moved here in 1938. I’m the fourth generation in this part of Essex, and the family bought this farm in 1952. In 2001 a neighbouring farmer
Dad’s a fifth generation farmer, and he bought Lower Heath Farm in the 1980’s when we were compulsory purchased out of our old holding due to the expansion of Stevenage. The family bought more land
9 April 2014 Spring has definitely sprung – the warmer, longer days are helping the autumn drilled crops race forward and the welcome dry spell is allowing plenty of timely field work. Even on the
Since I last wrote , it feels like it hasn’t stopped raining – throughout the east, land drains and ditches are running and the opportunities for field work have been few. But, it seems we’ve got away
November 2013 From barley near Brackley to a Maltster in Mistley and from wheat near Willingdon to a Feed Mill in Fakenham, it all happens in the East… It’s a great honour to represent AHDB