New Year Journal packed with Club content

The New Year issue of the Farmers Club Journal reports on the Club’s 175th Anniversary celebrations, the 2017 Farmers Club Cup winner John Dunning, UK farm policy, big data on the farm, robots, dairy prices and new Club Chairman Peter Jinman.

The full issue can be viewed on the Farmers Club website here


The New Year issue of the Farmers Club Journal – now arriving with members – includes a profile of 2018 Club Chairman Peter Jinman (p6), the magnificent 175th Anniversary Celebration dinner in the Club last December (p12), and some fascinating farm policy pointers from history (p8).


Also included is a report on the House of Lords speech given by Sunday Times ‘Business Person of the Year’ Charles Wilson of Booker Wholesale, the retirement of Lord Plumb, and the awarding of the Farmers Club Cup to John Dunning of Tebay and Gloucester Services (p10).


Further articles consider how Agrimetrics (p20) and fieldmargin (p21) are helping farmers realise the benefits of big data and digital technologies on the farm, BASF and Proagrica are developing digital advisory services (p17) and how Chef looked back to our Victorian forebears to create an historic menu for the Anniversary Dinner (p19).


Included with the New Year Journal are details and application forms for Farmers Club visits to the Churchill War Rooms & The Household Cavalry Museum on Friday 20th April and the Club’s Saint George’s Day Luncheon in the Club on Tuesday 24th April when cricket commentating legend Henry Blofeld will be the guest speaker.