Reminds me of last spring. I had a new tractor ordered for delivery in mid April. Mid March my wife gets a call “your tractor is ready for collection”. I get quite excited and go down to have a look, they were talking about the frigging lawn mower I also had on order
The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has today, Thursday, October 14, published the findings of The Big Farming Survey, which shows 35% of English and Welsh farmers are either possibly or probably depressed.
The survey, based on over 15,000 responses, concentrates on the health and well-being of the farming community in England and Wales in the 2020s.
The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) is a national charity that provides support to the farming community across England and Wales.
Mental well-being, the survey notes, describes our ability to cope with the ‘ups and downs’ of everyday life.
According to the survey, 14% of the farming community is ‘possibly depressed’ while...