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 I believe 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. Whilst I am […]

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UK Jersey Society herd together to promote breed on #Farm24

Back in June I was extremely fortunate to go on the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists / John Deere Training Scheme where I learned all the tips and tricks for becoming an agricultural journalist. I also met some amazing people who I am lucky enough to call friends for life! As part of the scheme […]

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Beijing Trip: Bizarre, Beautiful and Brilliant

In August I was selected to go to Beijing on a three-week Study China programme, funded by the UK government and delivered by The University of Manchester. Seeing as I had never travelled beyond Europe before, I was excited by the offer and jumped at the chance to experience something completely new and outside my […]

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Let’s celebrate #NationalYFCWeek

#NationalYoungFarmersWeek (18th-24th September) is coming up – a week which  celebrates all things NFYFC! For the city dwellers reading this, the National Federation of Young Farmers Club (NFYFC) is an organisation run by young people, for young people who share a love for agricultural and rural living. Unlike the name hints, you don’t have to […]

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#LoveLambWeek

It’s finally here!  My favourite campaign in the farming calendar. #LoveLambWeek is an annual campaign which celebrates and promotes the hardworking sheep farmers of the UK and their efforts in providing the produce on your plates. This year’s campaign, running from the 1st – 7th September, is all about celebrating everything that is tasty about […]

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Top Tips for #FarmSafetyWeek 

I’m incredibly proud to be a part of the British farming industry. It is a profession that is diverse and rewarding, with no two days being the same. But I am less proud of our safety record which sees our industry taking the spotlight as the most hazardous, with a total of 27 farm related deaths […]

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