Just a Fluke

Just a Fluke There is no doubt that fluke is responsible for serious economic losses in the farming industry, but what if eradication is never possible?My husband and I took over running the farm here four years ago. Everything had been ticking along for years, but a quick flick through the medical records showed a …

Farming to Scale

Farming to Scale Who remembers the book Small is Beautiful by Schaumacher? I was told that title was not Schaumacher’s choice but his editor’s. Certainly the title worked as a sales ploy because Small is Beautiful is an iconic book known the world over. The Appropriate Size is Right as title, which does not roll …

Here’s why I’m so at odds with most of my ‘green’ friends

Here’s why I’m so at odds with most of my ‘green’ friends Patrick Noble has been farming organically since 1978 and farms the oldest organic farm in North Wales. It is a beautiful mixed farm with beef, sheep, cereals, veg and fruit and fertility building herbal leys,, treating the farm as a whole and balanced …