​Agriculture

Poultry specialist carves out a large slice of the market with plans to boost turnover to £30m

The figure is pretty staggering. One billion chickens – known as broilers – bred and raised annually for meat production... READ MORE »

New jobs on the way as working farm to host military themed interactive adventure game

Around ten jobs are to be created with the launch of a new outdoor adventure game concept next month. Redlands Coppice at Piddletrenthide... READ MORE »

World’s first 5G-ready agri-robot for arable farms comes to Dorset as part of £7m project

A £7m project hailed as game-changing and with the potential to close the rural/urban digital divide for farming and rural... READ MORE »

How family farm business saved its (award-winning) bacon by totally reshaping model

It’s a tale of our times. A business with seemingly all its eggs, although in this case more accurately meat, in one basket.... READ MORE »

Tractors rally in support of charity founded in memory of Will, 14, that helps young people

“I have no words. It was the most touching event I’ve been at for #Willdoes“ The words of Lesley Paddy after... READ MORE »

Feast for foodies: Farm shop on wheels brings 46 locally sourced products direct to your door

It’s a farm shop on wheels  – and it’s proving a real hit. The Milk Cart is the brainchild of Shane Byrne and Michelle... READ MORE »

Udder-ly delicious! Taste of milk from farm’s new venture hailed as “like nothing on earth”

A new venture from a Dorset family farm is proving a big hit despite being less than a week old. Eweleaze Dairy, which supplies... READ MORE »

Ribbon-cutting marks official opening of new £250,000 indoor activity centre and cafe

A brand new indoor activity centre and café – funded through Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – has officially... READ MORE »