Winter Journal 2017 packed with Club content

The Winter issue of the Farmers Club Journal reports on Club events, USDA food trade policy, UK leather sector, fish farming and Under 30s in Scotland.

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

The Winter edition of the Farmers Club Journal – now arriving with members – includes a profile of new IT manager Jesus Merchan Reina (p11), the very successful Harvest Festival and Supper (p6) and a study tour to Portugal earlier this autumn (p12).


The Journal also reports on a Farmers Club Charitable Trust study of fish farming in Europe (p8), the views and early actions of USDA Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue (p10), efforts to further enhance the UK leather sector (14), and a year in the life of a High Sheriff (p16).


Under 30s reports cover a highly informative farm walk in Scotland (p21), and a novel business seeking to close the gap between farmer producers and consumers (p20).


Further items include news of the two new trustees for the Farmers Club Charitable Trust (p4), Under 30s passing 400 members (p5), amendments to the Club dress code (p5), an overview of global farming opportunities (p17), an analysis of food fraud in the UK (p18), and Chef’s visit to a Longhorn beef farm (p19).


Included with the Winter Journal are details and application forms for Farmers Club visits to Carmen at the Royal Opera House on Friday 16th March 2018, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, and the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show on Friday 6th July 2018.