One of the WHAg trainee Complementary Health Advisors, gives a personal insight into this valuable new programme.
Digital dermatitis in cows - Pammy Riggs takes us through alternative solutions to this niggling challenge.
A personal story of turning childhood farming dreams in to reality, and taking the bumpy road into biodiversity gain.
'Cunning Not Chemicals!' is the mantra of award-winning poultry farmer, Pammy Riggs. She avoids dreaded Red Mite infestations by rigging up hanging perches which bamboozle the beastly biters and makes for happy hens.
Appropriate size or scale in the farming and growing world is something that needs to be discussed. Growth at any cost does not work but who is to say how big is too big?
The original “cheep” is a smile-evoking sound if you have ever had the pleasure of hatching eggs in an incubator. What is beautiful, but also surprising for the uninitiated, is that the cheeping starts before the chick has hatched. Chicks hatched in the natural way, under a hen, emerge in spring - the original …