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into 2022, Shorthorn Calves and TB Testing

Like most farms, whilst “the Christmas break” involves something of a change of rhythm, the main heartbeat continues as livestock need looking after and the place imposes its will on us. It is notice able that many “third parties” seem to go dormant, with the exception of some of the more engaged agricultural suppliers.

Intercropping Project

  Making Silage over Spring Wheat     One of the challenges that we face at Mindrum is ensuring that we retain enough grazing for our stock to rest our permanent grassland during the winter. Now that we have entered organic conversion, we also have the...

The Rock Garden

Though protected by current regulation, Limestone Pavement is a fascinating stone which reflects the influences of water, weather and the environment.  We are lucky at Mindrum, to have a wonderful Limestone Pavement rock Garden which was installed in the Mid...

The Puerility of politics

A rare foray into politics - Driving to work yesterday I was musing on how how our collective political class have managed, so effectively, to trivialise such an important debate (the UK election).  The debate seems to focus largely now on tactical...

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