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Clarkson’s Farm: “We should give farmers a lot more respect”

Farmers Guide director Greg Goulding was invited to meet Jeremy Clarkson to discuss how farming has fundamentally changed the life and views of the TV presenter, ahead of the launch of ‘Clarkson’s Farm’ on Amazon Prime this week.

Our Yorkshire Farm and the puzzle of the missing last episode

The popular farming observational documentary series, Our Yorkshire Farm follows the lives of Clive and Amanda Owen and their nine children on their sheep farm in the remote Yorkshire Dales.

Clarkson’s Farm: Putting the spotlight on UK agriculture

Prior to the launch of Clarkson’s Farm on Friday 11th June, Farmers Guide was invited to watch a sneak preview of the show.

Trading city life for artisan growing in Aberdeenshire

Having grown up in the city, working traditional 9-5 office jobs, Michelle and Robert Sullivan one day found themselves in limbo, and decided to take on an entirely different challenge – growing ‘veganic’ produce in rural Aberdeenshire. We spoke to them to find out more about their journey.

Farming community saddened by the blow of another fatal accident

Farming has long been one of the most dangerous industries to work in, with serious accidents and fatalities far more likely than in other sectors. The latest incident occurred on the 12th May, and is currently under investigation.

Agriculture in the classroom shown to positively impact children’s education and future

A new report by the NFU clearly demonstrates how farming and agriculture can be used effectively in the classroom to deliver crucial science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) lessons through real world examples.

Amazon Prime unveils first look at Jeremy Clarkson’s farming series 

Jeremy Clarkson’s new series, launching in June, is set to show the serious challenges of farming and the emotional consequences of failure, as it follows the Grand Tour star on the first year of his farming journey.

LEAF Open Farm Sunday strengthens support for farmers

Ahead of the LEAF Open Farm Sunday on the 27th June, organisers have announced the appointment of eight ambassadors to support farmers, crofters and smallholders taking part.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Derbyshire farm with NFU President

Prime Minister Boris Johnson today saw first-hand the world-leading standards British farmers adhere to when he visited Stuart and Leanne Fairfax, livestock farmers in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire.

Farming podcast hits the charts

With only their third episode released, Rebecca Wilson and Lizzie McLaughlin have managed to find their new podcast in the Apple podcast charts. Their new venture, Boots and Heels, has entered the Apple charts at #200 on the UK’s top Personal Journal sector which is set to continue to rise.

“Strong, comfortable and, most importantly, reliable kit, is critical”

Feeding, bedding and looking after some 1,200 outdoor sows as well as their offspring is a fairly rigorous task that’s hard on both men and machines. It’s a job that is difficult enough when it’s dry but when the winter weather sets in things can get even tougher, explains Suffolk pig producer Chris Fogden.

“Living the dream of farming full-time”

Scottish farmer Janet McQuistin speaks to Farmers Guide about rural life, the power of social media in overcoming isolation, and how she finally achieved her dream of farming full-time, despite the opinions of a school guidance counsellor.

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