Farming in Northumberland and County Durham is big business and the largely rural counties focus on a variety of farming from remote upland sheep farms to dairy farming and even honey farms. The Journal brings you all the latest news on North East farming with all the issues affecting the industry.
EU milk quotas will be abolished in a year and the momentous event will restructure the face of European dairy farming. Bruce Jobson visited Ireland to report on planned expansion at Woodtown Jerseys after 2015
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report this week recognises the risks of climate change to food production and human security, according to the National Sheep Association (NSA)
Brian was appointed Editor of The Journal in December 2003, joining from Trinity Mirror's Liverpool base where he was Editorial Development Manager for the company's regional titles. He has also held senior positions at the Daily Record and the Evening Express, Aberdeen, as well as being a former Editor of the Lincolnshire Echo.