Flooding continues on the Levels

The Somerset Levels have now been under water for weeks. In fact, it is difficult to remember a time when one did not turn on the UK news to be confronted with images of villagers traveling from place to place by boat, livestock stranded on the few ‘high’ areas of farms and, more than anything,Continue reading “Flooding continues on the Levels”

A focus on soil

A focus on soil http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03s645l   BBC Farming Today this week focused last week on arguably our most precious resource: soil. Soil isn’t a single substance but a vastly complex combination of organisms which all need to be cared for properly. If a soil is too wet, too dry or too compact it will notContinue reading “A focus on soil”