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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A classics student’s guide to Ancient Rome

Despite being an undergraduate classics student fascinated with Ancient Rome, I had never been to Europe’s eternal city. So when Ryan treated me to a New Years break in Rome as a 21st birthday present I was ecstatic and could not wait to visit the city littered with history. Here’s a short summary of what […]

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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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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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Eating sustainably – how students can support UK farmers

Going to a city university has made me realise just how out of touch today’s generation are with the production of their food. Especially students, who have, I am ashamed to admit, asked me some daft questions about the Agricultural Industry. Don’t get me wrong, I like it when people ask questions and try to […]

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Mental Health and Farmers

Mental health is a subject that unfortunately attracts so much stigmatism. But it is time to change this! With campaigns such as Mental Health Awareness Week and World Mental Health, there is a clear need for more awareness in today’s society, with more and more people suffering with Mental Health. Wellbeing Pack created by Leeds […]

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