Enhancing Social Value in UK Farming

In the UK, farming is not just about food production; it’s increasingly about delivering social value—benefits that enhance community well-being and environmental health. This shift is reshaping the role of agriculture in society. Understanding Social Value Social Value represents a comprehensive approach to understanding value, extending beyond financial measures to emphasize the impact of decisions […]

Navigating the Rollercoaster: Wet Winters, Dry Summers, and the Struggles of British Farmers

Introduction: British farmers are no strangers to the unpredictability of the weather. With wet winters often followed by dry summers, they face a continuous challenge in managing their crops, livestock, and livelihoods. In this blog post, we’ll explore the effects of this climatic rollercoaster on British farmers and the risks they encounter along the way. […]

Diversified Farmer – Feasibility Study

Becoming a diversified farmer in the UK requires a combination of traditional agricultural skills, business acumen, and a willingness to explore innovative approaches. Diversification involves expanding beyond conventional farming practices to include additional income streams and activities on the farm.  It is also a brilliant way to enable new entrants in to the farm business […]

Unlocking Success Through Joint Venture Farming

An opportunity to share the future of our agricultural community Our farming operation, Squab Farming Limited situated at Squab Hall Farm on the Harbury Lane, is not just a venture; it’s a collaborative journey. Currently, we are a close-knit group of three members who have come together to share more than just machinery and labour […]

Harvest Supper

A harvest supper, also known as a harvest festival supper or harvest dinner, is a traditional event celebrated in many agricultural communities and cultures around the world. It typically takes place in the autumn, around the time of the harvest season when crops have been gathered from the fields. The exact timing and customs associated […]