Welcome to part 2 of this year’s Harvest Sagas. It’s certainly been a long one, the first to stretch into October for quite some time…Read More
Harvest Time It’s the slow humming of the combine, out of sight but not to be mistaken. The sight of golden carpets adorning the countryside, bales of straw popping up here, there and everywhere, children begging to stay out in the garden just a little longer to get a glimpse of the ginormous combine harvester… […]Read More
Hay, Silage, Haylage, Straw… What’s the difference? Get all your forage questions answered here…Read More
While most of the world has stood still, the cows (and the humans) have been as busy as ever here. So, I thought it was time to give you a recap of this year’s calving season, complete with some calf spam to brighten your day!Read More
Today, I’m disappointed.
I’m disappointed the majority of our government, including our Prime Minister, voted NOT to make crucial amendments to the Agriculture Bill in parliament, yesterday. Amendments to protect our shelves from imports of food produced in ways which are illegal here.
Food safety standards affect everyone, and here’s why…
On the first Monday of 2020, I started doing ‘Meet The Moo Monday’ on my blog’s social media accounts. (It actually popped into my head around last November. Every week, I told myself I’d start it, but kept getting cold feet.) What is it? Meet The Moo Monday began as an excuse to introduce our […]Read More
Two Alpacas. Three People. Two Six-Wheeled, Powered Wheelchairs. One End Goal- Get said Alpacas into the barn. What could possibly go wrong?Read More
A glance at the past, with photos from an almost forgotten time, as one of the final ties to my ancestors comes to an end, and a look into the reasons why…Read More
A look back at Autumn on the Farm, full of uncooperative weather and rebellious cattle. Find out what the beginning of the Arable Farming calendar entails…Read More
With the trees beginning to change colour and the nights drawing in, it can only mean one thing… Summer is well and truly, fading away. But first, I’m going to take you back to those long, sunny (well, not always, this is England we’re talking about) days and tell you all about Summertime on the farm…Read More