LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
As someone from Lancashire along with a family history deep rooted in the heart of the Ribble Valley, attending Taste Lancashire - a gathering to talk all things food related - was an absolute privilege.
As part of my Nuffield Scholarship I researched how countries with relatively similar agricultural industries and population densities such as France, Ireland and the Netherlands deal with issues of public access and liability.
Francesca Beswick might have grown up on a farm but wasn’t necessarily next in line to take the business on. Here she tells us why she quit her job to go back to the family business and has found that being a woman in farming doesn’t actually matter.