Category: Edition 10 (Sept 04)

George Withers

Margery Hookings strays across the county border into Somerset this month to meet retired farmer and folk-singer, George Withers. George, who was 80 this summer, is Margery’s uncle and, although he’s a Somerset man,...

Nick Poole

Nick Poole

Nick Poole who has spent most of his life in Powerstock reflects on the changes that he has witnessed.

Hedgerow Pickers Rant

Hedgerow Pickers Rant

It’s the “food for free” season, as many start to enjoy the September hedgerow harvest, but Hilary Joyce at Becklands Farm , Whitchurch Canonicorum, doesn’t want to see a repeat of last year’s industrial...

Kevin Crocker’s Gripe

Interviewed at this summer’s Tolpuddle Rally where he was providing a hog roast and other delicious foods, Kevin Crocker of “Pampered Pigs” airs his worries with the definition of “organic” as promoted by the...

Dimond Gems

Jack Dimond reads the first part of chapter 8 of his best selling book, “Dimond Gems”.

Anthony Gibson at the Melplash Show

Graham Harvey was also at the Melplash Show and, while he was there, took the opportunity to interview Anthony Gibson, the NFU’s regional director in the South West, about the prospects for farming in...

Wholecrop Nutrition

Instead of the Kingshay bulletin this month we have a special interview with nutritional expert John Bax from Biotal and Francis Dunne, technical manager of Oliver Seeds.  They discuss the options for wholecrop wheat...