Tag: farming

Banning pesticides in Rother

The petition to ban the use of pesticides and in particular glyphosate in Rother has been signed by 800 people so far. A local organic farmer gives some details of the latest stages in the European Parliament that could result in a ban

Badgered but bullish

TB testing is an expensive and perilous part of the livestock farmer's year. The cattle don't like it and some farms have found the hassle to be too much

Mad dogs and bad ramblers

A warm spring was good news for lambing ewes and the sunshine brought out streams of ramblers, too - to the regret, in some cases, of our regular farming correspondent on Romney Marshes

Scanning for lambs

In a series of planned regular countryside articles, local farmer Simon Wright introduces himself to Rye News readers

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