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Create a cabin building

Innovation in food preparation areas

Anglo-French company makes it simpler and cheaper for UK farmers to shift to making and selling their own produce

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The Castlemilk Moorit - saved from extinction

Castlemilk Moorits: a real success story

A breed that combines all the best characteristics of its Hebridean ancestors

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Wessex Lowlines in the field

Lowdown on the Lowlines

Nick Weber of Wessex Lowlines explains the reasons for the success of these well-proportioned beef cattle that are well suited to smallholdings

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Rooftop solar arrays

The renewable energy experts

Renewable Solutions UK , Cheshire. is a UK-wide company offering a wide range of eco-friendly technologies

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The six litre combo with legs

Ideal for use with medicines

Osprey Plastics, Shropshire

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British Whites - a popular breed with smallholders

British Whites – at a show near you in 2014!

British Whites are very popular cattle with smallholders – and you can see them at events around Britain in coming months

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Hot Weather

Is heat stress a risk?

Can chickens suffer from heat stress?

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Richard and Stephanie Proud

Reason to be Proud

John Wright meets a couple of full-time smallholders in the Pennines who have created a remarkable little farm through sheer hard work, a frugal lifestyle and a deep understanding of the land

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Create a cabin building

Innovation in food preparation areas

Anglo-French company makes it simpler and cheaper for UK farmers to shift to making and selling their own produce

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Going to the rescue

Many smallholders give a home to rescue animals. Simon Dawson is one of them, and here he debunks some myths, looks at the practical, financial and emotional implications and poses the question: What’s in it for me?

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Trade deal ‘a threat to growers’

Some could be forced out of business, claims Landworkers Alliance

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Small is beautiful

LIZ SHANKLAND meets some captivating pet pigs and discovers that size isn’t everything

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Competitions & Offers

The Clever Coop which retails at £395 - our prize in this competition

Get Clever! Win this superb hen house

We are giving away a fantastic £395 chicken house

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This beautiful Fantasia chicken house is from www.ilikechickens.co.uk

Design a hen house - and win it!

Here’s a fantastic opportunity - to win a hen house that you design yourself!

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