Category: Edition 12 (Nov 04)

Milking Guernsey’s

Milking Guernsey’s

Harvey reports from the recent South West Dairy Show at Shepton Mallet where he encountered some handsome Guernsey cows from Chettle, near Blandford and discussed the pros and cons of the breed for milk...

Maize, part 1

For this edition, in place of our usual bulletin from the Kingshay Trust, Geoff King has assembled three stories about different aspects of the choice of maize varieties. Part 1 kicks off with Francis...

Business Link Wessex

It’s free, it’s a telephone call away, you don’t even have to leave the farm to get it, but not enough of you are using it. Business Link Wessex is offering a Farm Business...

John Hopkins Looks Back

John Hopkins Looks Back

Back in Edition 8 John Hopkins told us of the various sources of free food available when he was growing up.  Here he tells us of untold culinary riches which appeared from a surprising...

Maize, part 2

Continuing our maize theme, Geoff King now talks to Oliver Seeds’ South West manager, Tony Walkers, who gives us a few tips for the county and what the maize future in Dorset looks like....

Cinema for Older People

Cinema for Older People

Margery Hookings talks to Charlotte Bickerstaff from North Dorset Primary Care Trust about a new project which provides an opportunity for elderly people who may be suffering from the consequences of living in relative...

Dimond Gems

Jack Dimond reads the first part of Chapter Nine of his best-selling book, “Dimond Gems”.

Maize, part 3

Maize, part 3

Our final maize item has some exclusive news from NIAB who disclose to Farm Radio plans for a maize trial site in Dorset next year.  Geoff King speaks to their trials officer, Don Pendergrast....

“Green Fields of Dorset”

“Green Fields of Dorset”

You may remember a piece from Edition 10 that featured Dick Poole going back over the changes to life in his village since his childhood. For this edition we have a song, “Green Fields of...