cattle movement regulations. They are concerned that the Government is undertaking the cull without real evidence that it is working. In 2008, a scientific research paper entitled, Bovine TB: The Scientific Evidence stated, “we conclude that badger culling cannot meaningfully contribute to the future control of cattle TB in Britain.”
Category: Food,farming Fishing
What is seasonality anyway? Is eating seasonally really better? And is seasonality the same as sustainability?
All over the plot, various plants are flourishing side by side, rather than in segregated beds. This is known as companion planting.
Some of this is unintended. Waving his arm over a patch of rudbeckia and marigolds, Ed explained that he had intended to rotate that patch from flowers to vegetables this year, but the flowers were determined to flourish again in the same place!
Farmers say that they are trying to do the right thing by using organic inputs (muck) rather than chemical fertilizers. It used to be a virtuous circle of the surplus from animal farming being used to improve the soil. But now this ban on autumn muck-spreading upsets this.
Now schoolchildren in the summer holidays can lose themselves in a maze cut into a corn field. Then it’s pumpkins galore at local Kent farmer
Bonnie is a gorgeous newborn fawn at Wildwood Wildlife Park who is being hand-reared after being rejected by her mother at birth. She’s since formed a very special bond with the Keeper Stu!
How soon can robots take over from seasonal workers harvesting fruit in Kent? There is undoubtedly a shortage of seasonal workers this year
We need food for a growing population. Whether we buy from British farming, or other countries, the same ethical scrutiny should be applied
What to do about the tonnes of Whitstable oysters still in the tanks after a ban on exports to the EU?
The average male lamb has just six or seven months of skipping around before slaughter, with October being the peak killing month.