Meet the Farmers – episode 75 – the sheep farmer turned broadcaster

Ben speaks to former sheep farmer and current BBC newsreader Gareth Barlow who began his broadcasting career after running a flock of 600 sheep for several years and working as a butcher and in an abbatoir. Plus all the usual news and latest installment of Guess the Crop. https://soundcloud.com/user-396010157/75-meet-the-farmers-podcast-the-sheep-farmer-turned-broadcaster

Book Review – A Farmer’s Diary: A Year at High House Farm – by Sally Urwin

It is relatively rare that you find yourself reading a book whilst actively doing the things contained within its pages. I am currently in the middle of the lambing period on our Essex coastal farm. A round the clock watch is kept on our ewes and lambs: feeding, watering, bedding up and assisting mothers. The … Continue reading Book Review – A Farmer’s Diary: A Year at High House Farm – by Sally Urwin