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English dairy farmer Joe Collingborn farms in north Wiltshire. A regular visitor to our shores, he writes about his experience trying to bring together the best of Irish grass-feeding and British dairy.
English dairy farmer Joe Collingborn reflects on politicial events and the outlook for dairy farms.
By Joe Collingborn on 19 June 2017
Our UK farmer writer Joe Collingborn reflected on a dairy conference he recently attended, while rolling his clamp with 13 train wheels.
By Joe Collingborn on 26 May 2017
Amid the UK's political turmoil, English farmer writer Joe Collingborn finds solace in the best feature of his new milking parlour: the automatic drafting gate.
By Joe Collingborn on 19 April 2017
Things are looking up for English-based dairy farmer Joe Collingborn, with construction completed on a new milking parlour and a milk surge from cows out at grass.
By Joe Collingborn on 20 March 2017
With the knowledge that the use of antibiotics is soon to be restricted, English-based farmer writer Joe Collingborn now targets selective dry cow therapy to one in four cows only.
By Joe Collingborn on 07 February 2017
Between building a new milking parlour and keeping up with a full winter work schedule, English-based farmer writer Joe Collingborn is concerned that his herd is being neglected.
By Joe Collingborn on 07 January 2017
While there may be many benefits of bringing up children on a farm, farm life is not without its burdens.
By Joe Collingborn on 19 August 2016
On a recent visit to Ireland from Wiltshire, Joe Collingborn attended the Dublin Horse Show, but reality struck when he returned home.
By Joe Collingborn on 05 August 2016