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Karen Cannard - Palm oil: The good, bad and ugly

In recent weeks, I’ve found myself squinting at the small print on packaging labels, more so than usual – and not for recycling info but this time for any mention of the ingredient palm oil.

Farmer on his laptop

FARMING MATTERS: High speed broadband needed for farming families

With only four per cent of farmers having access to superfast broadband, the rollout of complete mobile networks and affordable reliable superfast broadband to rural areas must now be prioritised by government.

Charolais bull.  Picture copyright Heather Jan Brunt

FARMING MATTERS: New stock bull for the cows

I don’t see much of my husband, so when he invited me to join him on a trip to Farthinghoe in Northamptonshire I jumped at the chance.

A UK farmer bringing in the harvest

FARMING MATTERS: Farm survey suggests majority of farmers back Brexit

With the EU referendum edging ever closer, whether to leave or remain is a hot topic.

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