March 2020 – Farmers, the Caretakers of £1 trillion asset

Farming has received some bad press recently, which I felt the wider effects of while chatting with a grazier who was rounding up escaped sheep.

We suspected the poor animals had probably had enough of being pushed around the field by various dog walkers and had attempted the ovine equivalent of The Great Escape.  It turned out it was the second time that day that the grazier had to return the animals to their field.

It also appeared the presence of the sheep wasn’t overly popular with some of the locals; one of who felt the need to complain about them being there.  It left the grazier questioning why he bothered farming, if he work was not being valued.


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 Article by Jonathan Morris Open PDF

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