10 signs you know Christmas has arrived on the farm!

As I’m feeling slightly festive, a rarity for me, here are 10 signs you know Christmas has arrived on the farm! 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 of calendars, chocolate and whiskey as a thank […]

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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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#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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10 things you’ll know if you grew up on a farm

Being at home for summer has made me feel nostalgic. Here are 10 things you will know if you grew up on a farm! Nothing is ever a five minute job  If they say it is then they are lying! You’ve learned from experience that lending a ‘quick hand’ turns into a twenty minute operation […]

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Shearing 101: What happens?

Having grown up on a working sheep farm, I have witnessed thousands of sheep be sheared safely and professionally. So it really bothers me when organisations like PETA suggest it is a “violent and terrifying process”. Or when ITV This Morning suggest ‘wool is being pulled over [our] eyes’ and ask if we should be […]

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Revision Tips for Countryside Dwellers

A phrase often muttered from Dad’s mouth, ‘I’ll do it later’ seems to be the attitude I, like many students, adopted recently towards revising for my second year exams. Another technique I mastered was the art of procrastination, with the farmyard offering a variety of distractions making it incredibly hard to stay inside and revise. […]

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Lamb seeking name 

It is typical that the cutest lamb is born when I am away from the farm! Isn’t she a stunner?! However there is a problem … we don’t know what to call her! Do you guys have any suggestions?! Let me know,

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