Monthly Archives: August 2011

Gloucestershire CG farmer leads the way in conservation competition

Congratulations to CG member, Mark Tufnell, who has achieved 1st place in the Conservation Class of the Gloucestershire Root, Fruit & Grain Society competition. Mark farms 1800 acres in the Cotswolds AONB and is passionate about conservation. The Judges were

Early harvest could mean farmers miss lucrative oat contracts

An early harvest and high prices for other crops could lead farmers to overlook potentially lucrative oat contracts for next year. This is the warning from prominent arable farmer Robert Law, who says oats, as a traditionally late-sown crop, are