Category: Farming

Beavering Away on the Farm

I haven’t posted on my blog for an embarrassingly long time now – something I will try to rectify in 2019 – however, a recent assignment on my MSc course has given me the perfect opening to get writing again! For context: I am… Continue Reading “Beavering Away on the Farm”

Royal Highland Show: Oxford Farming Conference 2018

“This house believes in paying farmers for more than food.” This is the motion that we, the panel, were presented with – to argue for or against – in the Oxford Farming Conference‘s debate at the 2018 Royal Highland Show on the 21st of… Continue Reading “Royal Highland Show: Oxford Farming Conference 2018”

Looking Back on 2017 – April, May & June

Continuing on from yesterday… April April was a month of highs and lows. I went heather burning for the first time (…an experience all of its own). I dragged my brother out to the hill to survey aspens and badgers; and I attended the… Continue Reading “Looking Back on 2017 – April, May & June”

Field to Fork 2017

Last month, I was entered into the Field to Fork competition, run in collaboration by BASC Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, and Scotland’s Natural Larder. The competition aims to raise awareness of game meat as a healthy and sustainable option for the dinner table. It… Continue Reading “Field to Fork 2017”

High Nature Value Farming in Durness

I wrote this piece on High Nature Value farming in August 2013. It was originally written to go in The Northern Times but never went to print. I did it for the RSPB hence the emphasis on them. You can find further information on the High Nature Value Farming website.… Continue Reading “High Nature Value Farming in Durness”

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