We live in a world of finite resources with an atmosphere that is rapidly warming. Food sourcing is up there with the most influential decisions we can make regarding the wellbeing of our planet. Recently, agriculture has been at the forefront of criticism regarding climate change, but this has been very generalised.
Here are a few memories we think those of you born and bred on a farm might empathise with. With thanks to Farmers Weekly (https://www.fwi.co.uk) 1 Summer holidays. Or so-called…
We are looking forward to the second sale of Suckled Calves at the South Western Suckled Calf Association event on the 22 October. Our very own Sarah Cann and Joe Banks will be there to talk all things CMC.
Devon Farming and Agricultural Shows are a great way to keep up to date with the latest farming and animal feed developments while also getting together with old friends and meeting new ones.
CMC fully acknowledge the dramatic changes British agriculture has undergone in recent years. Technological advancements have made a significant impact but there still never seems to be enough hours in the day. You will be pleased to hear that help is at hand.
One of the main reasons that we all love agriculture is that no two days, seasons or farms are the same. At a time where we are seeing an unseasonably warm, dry spell, what can we hope to achieve by ‘controlling the controllables’? Although the weather is a key influencing factor on grass availability, crop establishment/growth and farmer moods, there is absolutely nothing that any of us can do about it! There are, however, some simple things that we can do for our cows to ensure that they remain as healthy, happy and productive as possible.