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

Unsurprisingly for a sheep farmers daughter, Love Lamb Week is my favourite campaign in the farming calendar – here’s why

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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”. So I thought what better way to counter these myths and misconceptions by documenting an accurate account of one […]

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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 

Calling all creatives! A incredibly cute lamb has been born on the farm and we need names…

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