Regenerative Agriculture – Another Passing Fad or A System Fit for the Future?

Open just about any agricultural journal and one is bombarded by stories about regenerative agriculture but why all this interest? The confusion surrounding the subject is compounded by terms such as holistic management circular systems, closed production cycles, conservation agriculture, agroecological systems, enterprise stacking, agroforestry, mob grazing, herbal leys or new business models and that […]

Tilly Your Trailer

As we all know, every fatality that happens in the farming industry is one too many. For Jane Gurney and her family, this nightmare became a reality when her son Harry Christian-Allan was tragically killed in a trailer accident in 2014. Harry was home from university for the summer and working on a harvest job […]

Planning Conditions

Very often I find that a planning permission comes with significant ‘Conditions’. As the word suggests, the existence of the planning permission depends entirely on the applicant fulfilling the requirements of the LPA – the ‘conditions’. Frequently they are fairly innocuous, but sometimes they can be completely infuriating. There is often little you can do […]