Stress and My Countryside Remedy

It’s exam season and like most students up and down the country I am STRESSED, especially since they are my final ever exams (well – unless I fail and need to resit!). It’s also Mental Health Month and given that the focus of the campaign this year is stress,  I thought I’d blog about my […]

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Love British Food Fortnight

So it’s Love British Food fortnight, a campaign which promotes #britishfoodisgreat and our fantastic agricultural industry! I was delighted to be selected as a 2018 Youth Ambassador along with 13 other inspirational young farmers: Richard Bower, Milly Fyfe, Ed Ford, Georgie Gater-Moore, Luke Winton, Ethan Kinney, Katie Smith, Chris Manley, Linsey Martin, Mary Ankers, Jack Hodgeson, […]

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Farming Mothers

Since it is Mother’s Day this Sunday, I thought I would blog about why our farming mothers are the show winning breed! Being a farm mum is by no means an glamorous job and these women are the unsung heroes in our lives as they juggle chaotic work schedules with daily domestic chores. Here are […]

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11 types of people you will always spot around the Auction Mart ring

Up and down the country auction marts are at the heart of the farming industry, fostering a sense of community whilst functioning as a trading facility for local businesses. Here are eleven types of people you will always spot around the auction mart ring – be sure to look out for them on your next […]

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10 signs you know Christmas has arrived on the farm!

I am finally back home on the farm for the Christmas holidays! As I’m feeling festive, here’s ten things you’ll know from living on a farm at Christmas time. The 3 Wise Reps  Similar to the nativity scene, the festive period warrants an annual visit from local reps who come to the farm bearing gifts […]

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9 things farmers want countryside walkers to remember…

Everyone loves going for walks in the country. It is hard not to with such amazing scenery, crisp fresh air and abundance of nature. There is just something homely and tranquil about it. Yet the countryside is also a hectic workplace for farmers up and down the country who are just trying to make a […]

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Lord Mayor’s Show 2017

This weekend I was extremely fortunate to represent North West Farmers (Lancashire, Cumbria and Cheshire) at the 802nd Lord Mayor’s Show, London, on behalf of the National Farmers Union, New Holland and The Worshipful Company of Farmers. For those of you thinking, what on earth is the Lord Mayor’s Show, it is one of the most popular […]

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