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Managing People

Managing people and getting the best from staff can be challenging. Often farmers themselves have never been employed other than by the family business and this makes the thought of…

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Brexit & the Pig Sector

At the start of the year, Brexit was very much in the limelight with much being made of the short timescale for both the UK government and the EU to…

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Ammonium Nitrate Storage

Following the catastrophic explosion in Beirut reportedly caused by a large amount of Ammonium Nitrate which apparently was stored incorrectly, it is prudent to review the storage requirements for this…

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The sheep sector – is Brexit done?

The sheep sector is enjoying better prices right now; boosting producer returns but negatively affecting consumer sales. With lamb exports so critical to the sector’s future industry find a better…

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Brexit Update

Brexit:  Thursday 9th January 2020 – where are we now?  What did the Highgate Cemetery Bill and the Monken Hadley Common Bill have in common?  They were the other pieces of…

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Election – Quick Take

Parliamentary deadlock broken – what next?  The Conservatives have gained a commanding Commons majority and will be able to get approval for just about anything they wish. This means that…

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