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About Stephen Ware
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Stephen Ware contributed a whooping 5 entries.
Entries by Stephen Ware
Here is a quick follow up to the predictions that were posted on the website at the end of Autumn. With such a late harvest and the extremely mild weather, we couldn’t help feeling that winter will feel very short this Year. This actually proved to be true as it was extremely mild up to […]
Weather forecasts – A farming preoccupation The BBC announced last Year that it was ceasing the current £32 million a Year contract that it had held with the Met office since 1922. Weather forecasts strongly influence decisions on the farm such as planting, harvesting, spraying in anticipation of diseases, ventilation, heating, any ground working […]
The Living Wage – Does it affect the whole farm’s work force? I could bang on about the effect of the living wage on horticultural businesses but besides having some excellent staff on my payroll, we are in danger of ignoring another essential workforce on the farm. A hidden work force All too often, Bacteria and […]