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Apart from helping to preserve Britain’s heritage, there are numerous benefits to be had when smallholders create their own wildflower meadow, as Leslie Bliss discovers

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Our livestock can self-medicate through their grazing practices, but the plant species we provide for them are key

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Finding insurance can be a complicated process, especially for busy smallholders. We spoke to H&H Insurance Brokers for tips on finding the best cover for your smallholding

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Although Britain’s record-breaking heatwave has now been broken by rain storms, the impact of the prolonged tinderbox dry summer following a longer than usual winter is likely to continue throughout this year and into next, writes Kim Stoddart

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September 2018

Ask the experts: during the hot weather, here’s how to preserve dwindling water supplies

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August 2018

Debbie Kingsley outlines what smallholders-in-waiting need to consider when buying their first property

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August 2018

Protecting your pigs and profits

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Liz Shankland continues her guide to improving herd productivity, this time investigating the importance

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August 2018

The long run of sunshine and dry days of summer 2018 is impacting smallholders and their livestock and crops

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August 2018

Our guide to getting your lice and mite treatment up to scratch

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July 2018

Debbie Kingsley outlines the rules and regulations for smallholdings. This month: medicine records and fallen stock

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July 2018

The countryside is not immune to crime - in fact, it’s increasing

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July 2018

Jack Smellie looks at what to do when lambing and kidding doesn’t go to plan

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April 2018

How to treat hypothermic lambs

Monday, April 9, 2018

Smallholder Tim Tyne advises on the treatment of lambs which are hypothermic

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April 2018

We feature a family who are committed to self sufficiency on their smallholding on an island in Denmark

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April 2018

Debbie Kingsley outlines the rules and regulations for smallholding – this month identifying your sheep or goats

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April 2018

Debbie Kingsley outlines the rules and regulations for smallholding – this month registering your holding and your livestock

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Ask the experts: how to wean a baby goat

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Expert answers to your questions. This time, how to wean kids from the mothers

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March 2018

The wonders of the polytunnel

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Extend your growing season, says Kim Stoddart

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March 2018

The smallholder’s identity crisis

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

What exactly is a smallholder? Tim Tyne reflects on this perennial question in his new series on the more challenging aspects of ‘the good life’’

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March 2018

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