Monthly Archive: June 2004

Turnworth in Spring

Roger Crisp takes a day out at Turnworth talking to Jack Yeatman accompanied by shire horses, old but fully functioning engines and peacocks.

Computers !

Computers are unavoidable in any walk of life these days and farming is no exception. Roger Crisp meets Agricultural Computer Consultant Dickie Cave and Julie Plumley talks to Organic Farmers Ian & Susan Green of...

Larkinglass Farm

Graham Harvey visits Larkinglass Farm at Motcombe on the day Mr & Mrs Lea are selling all of their dairy stock and equipment.

Audrey Fox

Audrey Fox of Sturminster Newton remembers her remarkable farming mother-in-law.

The Rural Stress Information Network

In 1966 Nick Reid, a rural chaplain in Hereford and Kevin Evans, a MAFF worker, thought that all rural charities such as the Addington Fund, an Association of Agricultural Chaplains, the RABI should come...

Lumps and bumps

Ever wondered what lies beneath those lumps and bumps on your land? On Cranborne Chase two farmers are satisfying their curiosity! Graham Harvey digs deeper.

Julie Plumley

Julie Plumley looks into the reasons for and practicalities of going organic in conversation with Ian and Susan Green of Bedchester.

Locally grown food

Neil Judd, Director of West Dorset Food & Land Trust, explains to Farm Radio’s Geoff King the great marketing and sales possibilities of locally grown food produce.

Dry weather problems

Duncan Forbes of Kingshay continues his Farm Radio exclusive monthly bulletins, looking at dry weather problems, water management and the dry cow.

Jack Dimond

Jack Dimond reads the racy Chapter 6, of his own book, “Dimond Gems”!

Stock-Judging Competition

In three age groups from Young Farmers’ Clubs across Dorset the county Stock-Judging Competition was held at two farms near Dewlish. The event was organised by new Farm Radio Correspondent and YFC Field Officer, Polly...