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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Glastonbury 2017, Worthy Farm

Words cannot describe how amazing Glastonbury was! I was lucky enough to go for the first time this year as a volunteer for WaterAid UK and I have never had so much fun at a festival before. It was 6 days of pure laughter and excitement that all blended into one and this blogpost will […]

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Farming Fathers

With Fathers Day this Sunday, I thought I would blog about why our farming fathers are a show-winning breed. Being a farm dad is by no means easy or glamorous, with long hours and changeable schedules meaning they often miss out on important school events, such as my primary school debut as Wolly the Sheep. […]

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Reading Week

For those of you that don’t go to university, reading week is basically a week where you read and catch up on all work. With my exams coming up shortly, I should be taking it more seriously, cramming in late night library sessions and drinking far too much caffeine than is probably good for me. […]

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Filming at the Farm 

The secret can finally be shared… Last week (10/4/2017) ITV Granada came to our farm in Lancashire to film lambing, in particular the fell sheep. I got to meet some of the team, such as Jo Blythe (weather presenter) and Simon the cameraman! They were incredibly friendly and eager to get going. Filming started around […]

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