Tag Archives: Farming

Devon County Council Farms Estates starter couple appointed new tenants of Stantyway Farm

Devon County Council Farms Estate tenants, Sam and Nell Walker, have been successfully chosen to take on a farm more than twice the size, on the Clinton Devon Estate.

Posted on: 12 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Health check reveals concerns for farming industry

A Council task group carried out a ‘health check’ of the farming industry last year, inviting farmers to tell them how life is for them and what challenges they’re facing. The task group’s report highlights key findings and sets out recommendations to address farmers’ concerns and to support the industry.

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Farmwise Devon takes the food and farming message to 10,000th school child

Farmwise Devon welcomed the ten thousandth primary school child through its doors at Exeter Westpoint Arena this week, as the event celebrated its fourth year educating children about where their food comes from

Posted on: 13 October 2016 | Posted in: Community

Testing the temperature of Devon’s agriculture industry

As some Devon farmers are concerned that Brexit will lead to challenges for an industry already feeling the strain, Devon County Council is to assess the health of the industry

Posted on: 10 August 2016 | Posted in: Politics

FarmWise Devon promises more hands-on fun at the County Show

Primary school children from across the county will have the chance to touch, taste and feel their way around life on the farm at this year’s Children’s Farm stand at the Devon County Show

Posted on: 4 May 2016 | Posted in: Environment