Fancy some action at the Poultry ‘Box Show’?

Jed Dwight :

This event brings a chance to show off your feather footed fancies or to learn more about what the hobby involves.

Tuesday, 18th March, 2014 7:44am

By Jan Dwight

Shake up your wake up with a Farmhouse Breakfast


To celebrate Farmhouse Breakfast Week, West Wight Sports Centre, in conjunction with Natural Enterprise will be hosting a special free event on Saturday 1st February.

Thursday, 23rd January, 2014 4:39pm

By Krissy Lloyd

Award for NFU Group Secretary John Heather

John Heather:

John has been recognised for his outstanding services to our members on the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 21st January, 2014 7:30am

By Isobel Bretherton

Book now to hear rural economy experts from New Economics Foundation

New Economics Foundation logo:

The Isle of Wight MP, Andrew Turner, is keen ensure that small businesses on the Island do not miss out on growth in the economy, so has organised this event with New Economics Foundation.

Thursday, 29th August, 2013 11:03am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 31 readers' comments

New Forest Show sees Jed Dwight take Poultry Championship

Jed Dwight at New Forest Show:

Great work by Jed Dwight at the New Forest Show this week. You have a chance to see his champion poultry at the Whiteoak Farm Open Day and Show on 17th August.

Saturday, 3rd August, 2013 10:09am

By Jan Dwight with 3 readers' comments

Islanders learn about dairy farming at Open Farm Sunday

Briddlesford Farm:

Around 80 Islanders booked onto the tours of Briddlesford Lodge Farm yesterday to discover the ins and outs of dairy farming.

Monday, 10th June, 2013 8:18am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Open Farm Sunday at Briddlesford Lodge Farm

Briddlesford Cow:

In a week when a national survey revealed that some primary school pupils in the UK thought cheese comes from plants and a quarter of those surveyed believe fish sticks are made from chicken or pigs, Open Farm Sunday couldn't come at a better time.

Friday, 7th June, 2013 10:09am

By Sally Perry

Farmers’ Market branches out

The Isle of Wight Farmers Market has something new for 2013.

Thursday, 11th April, 2013 10:29am

By Jim Mew with 2 readers' comments

Change of use for redundant agricultural buildings could improve economy say CLA

Good news for farmers and land owners as regulations change on the use of disused farm buildings

Friday, 25th January, 2013 12:14pm

By Pippa Turner with 2 readers' comments

Huge solar farm given go ahead: See it on a map

It's claimed to be the largest solar farm site on the Island. We've got it for you plotted on a map of the Island. It's big. Really big.

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2013 4:01pm

By Simon Perry with 36 readers' comments

South’s farmers can use red diesel to help out during extreme weather snap

Once again HMRC say that farmers can use red diesel in their tractors to help clear snow from public roads.

Friday, 7th December, 2012 6:45am

By Lisa Billard

Isle of Wight Milk: Where to buy it

Rebranded milk will go on sale on Tuesday 6th November at a number of stockists around the Island. Support your local dairy farmers and switch to Isle of Wight milk.

Monday, 5th November, 2012 11:50am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 2 readers' comments