Nicki Bainbridge-Clement

4th March 2020

Inland seas and daffodils

The loss of the American colonies was taken by many as a sign that England had lost its favoured position in the eyes of God. In […]
26th February 2020

Natural England Conservation Award

I wanted to add a precursor to this weeks farm news. Farmer Adrian, on behalf of the Rush Farm team has received an award in recognition […]
19th February 2020

Webbed toes would make sense!

Tediously I have to begin these notes by referring to the weather which has all but dominated our lives this week. The wind has caused few […]
11th February 2020

Clean sheep, but not for long!

I suppose it is typical of our climate that after a week of drying winds, cold nights but warmish days, all was undone at the weekend […]
5th February 2020

It’s raining calves!

I am well aware that not all of you read past the farm news, and that some find the poems rather a ‘turn off’. Defensively, let […]
29th January 2020

Field drainage week!

In terms of matters to report, there is not a great amount to share either as regards sheep or cattle. The winter-feeding regime continues, and the […]
22nd January 2020

Our first snowdrops!

Where to start. Perhaps by sharing with you that we now have a date for this year’s Soil Association inspection. It will be on the 18th […]
15th January 2020

A lake in field 6!

A rather subdued week on the farm. The RPA continues to be negatively robotic. Tim’s mother has not been well, and this has impacted on us […]
8th January 2020

New year, new life

Despite it being the holiday period, life on the farm has not been static. Moreover, a period in which we had little rain and warm days […]