Entries by edward

Coronavirus News

Self Employed have now been given some help, although it does sound as though payments will not come through until June. You need to have traded for at least 3 years, however if have not traded for that long still contact HMRC as they need to be aware of people who drop through the net […]


Part time farmer looking for work in the Helston Area, good hard worker, can milk, can drive tractors. Other work has dried up due to Coronavirus Outbreak Contact Farm Cornwall and we will pass on the contact details

Straw Prices

  Straw Prices Have now eased and as of September I hear prices of £95-110 delivered. We have also been informed that quantities baled “up country” are larger than in previous on the back of a predicted straw price hike and a good summer in which to bale straw, I suspect.

WATER – are your animals getting enough?

According to Truro Weather Map we have no rain of any discernable amounts since the 18th of June, in Penzance we 1.8mm on Saturday Night (30th of June/1st of July). However on these very hot days it is important that cattle have access to water, unfortunately a cow is herding animal and will choose to […]