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Observations on Spring Sowings and Summer Cuts
After so many weeks of hot, dry weather, it’s quite hard to imagine what conditions were like at the start of the spring, when the atypical cold spell and last heavy days of ...
Busy September at Honeydale
As we head into Autumn, there’s been plenty going on at Honeydale Farm. Mid-September, we drilled mustard into the control plots of spring barley as a cover crop. This is a ...
Digging The Dirt on Honeydale Farm
Digging the Dirt is a Soil Association series of in-depth reports on farmers who are reaping the benefits of investing in their soil. (by Tim Bevan) Cotswold Seeds purchased the ...
Mob Grazing Update
In another experiment at the farm, Sam ‘Macca’ McPherson from the Cotswold Seeds’ warehouse was keen to broaden his experience at the farm. He owns a small ...
Managing a Ley with Electric Fencing and Mob Grazing
We have now planned out a new crop rotation on our arable land, dividing the area into an eight year rotation. For the first four of these years, the land will be given over to ...
Honeydale at Easter
Flood Management Forgive us for droning on about this, but the drone that flew over Honeydale captured some wonderful footage (watch this space) of our flood alleviation works at ...
Herbal Leys on the Radio!
  Listen out for Ian Wilkinson speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today next week. In advance of the ORC in Bristol on Wednesday, Presenter Beatrice Fenton visited our ...
Forage Legumes - Difficult for Farmers to Resist?
A presentation we've been giving to agricultural colleges, international symposia and farming groups on the many benefits of seed mixtures containing legumes. Shot on location ...

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It's always been part of our vision to have a farm as an extension of the Cotswold Seeds business and in 2013 we bought Honeydale Farm, one hundred acres in the Cotswolds. During the past couple of years we've been making huge progress on the farm and this blog was set up to share this progress with our friends in the farming world.