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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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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#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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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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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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