It's easy to get bogged down with Brexit, confused over party conferences or concerned about other global events at the moment, but when it comes down to it, as individuals, few things should be more important to us than our physical and mental wellbeing. Yet, how many of us push it to the brink or … Continue reading Applauding the Fit2Farm Campaign
Earlier this year I signed up to run my local half-marathon (Clacton to Walton and back along the coastline) which takes place on 19th August (days are counting down!). To give myself some incentive to get through the pain of training for it I've decided to raise money for a charity close to my heart (and … Continue reading Running for Mind, the mental health charity. #FarmerMentalHealth
Around 800 people descended on Oxford Town Hall yesterday morning to attend the 9th Oxford Real Farming Conference. This is my third time attending the event, but it feels just as exciting and in many ways just as groundbreaking as my first a few years ago. This year the ORFC is focusing on four distinct … Continue reading First day of #ORFC18
I know it's Christmas and (assuming you celebrate Christmas) you're probably, quite rightly, spending your time having a great time with family and friends, giving and receiving gifts and generally being merry. However, please give a thought to the amount of plastic you are generating at the same time. Since Blue Planet 2 I have … Continue reading Do you have 2 minutes?
Farm Safety Week might have been last week, but it's important to make sure it remains in the spotlight. Farm Safety Week is an initiative originally launched back in 2013 to raise awareness of the fact that agriculture has the poorest record when it comes to workplace fatalities. The farming environment is full of risks … Continue reading Keep Farm Safety in the Spotlight