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Whether it is by nature or nurture, Susan and Justin Harmer’s passion for farming has certainly been passed on to the next generation, with all three of their children working alongside them at Offham, near Lewes in Sussex.
Moving to a Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution flat in central Bury St Edmunds was an enormous lifestyle change for 78-year-old retired farmer Graham Meaden and his wife Carol. Clemmie Gleeson finds out about his journey through farming.
Whether Covid-19 has brought about change or meant business as usual, the farming calendar is ticking over as it always has. Here, photojournalism student Jack Bailey tells his family’s story. Hannah Park reports
Life on a Cheshire dairy farm for Rebecca Wood, who is ordinarily a Birmingham-based BBC reporter and presenter, has been an eye-opener. Here she tells Farmers Guardian about the joy and wealth of new experiences it has brought her.
Attempting to set the first women’s solo eight-hour strongwool ewe shearing world record is no mean feat, but if anyone is going to make it happen it’s Marie Prebble. Hannah Park catches up with her to find out more.
There is much to celebrate at Little Hall Farm, Shropshire, such as the sale of their well-known herd and an anniversary which marks 60 years of service from farm worker Richard Tinsley. Emily Ashworth reports.
Once common place through much of Great Britain, flower-rich hay meadows have encountered serious decline in the last century. One Lancashire-based project is working to remedy that. Hannah Park reports.
Making it easy to talk about mental health is Naomi Wright’s mission. After setting up a rural based therapy business, she talks to Emily Ashworth about challenging the stigma of mental health in agriculture.