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This month Ian Potter reflects on the deep anger felt among some producers following the devastating treatment in the Covid-19 shutdown and examines the ongoing damage it has done to long-term relationships.
In these uncertain times, it might be tempting for farmers to put the brakes on investment in sustainability but now is the time to ensure the British agriculture sector is at the centre of a green economic recovery, and the support for farmers is out there, says Lee Reeves, head of agriculture at Lloyds Bank.
Why sky lanterns have not yet been banned is anyone’s guess, but the no doubt commercially inspired plan by Night Sky Lanterns to celebrate the work of the NHS with a mass lantern release is a disgrace.
At the outset of a time of increased pressure on the farming industry, I wanted to share my views on how to protect vulnerable people in your business from contracting Covid-19, says Oliver Dale, MD at Safety Revolution.
Block calving 430 cows means a lot of calves have to be attended to all at once, and to ensure full attention a strict colostrum protocol has been adopted on one Welsh farm. Debbie James has the story.
These are challenging times for all and so I wanted share with you what we are doing here at Arable Farming and the CropTec Show to ensure we keep you informed and up to date in the coming weeks and months as measures to manage the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are implemented.