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Latest Blogs

Down on the farm – The beginning of the new arable year (Leanne)

As we fly through October, we are working hard with just one field of potatoes left to dig. Once our potatoes are out of the ground, they will be graded, boxed and then put in cold stores ready to be...

The legacy of Covid-19: Five ways in which 2020 could change farming

Jeremy Oatey is our Chair of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of Agricola Growers in South East Cornwall. He considers five ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic has changed farming and...

Winter housing for cattle: health and safety considerations for farmers

As we approach the colder winter months, many farmers will be preparing to move livestock indoors. Charlie Neale, Associate Director and Farm Vet at Shepton Vets, and Naomi Clements, Cornish Mutual...

Down on the Farm - Moving into Autumn (Kellie)

It feels like yesterday that spring had just sprung and the Prime Minister announced a national lockdown. Fast forward five very long months, the leaves have turned, and we appear to have arrived in...

Latest News

Cornish Mutual achieves Gold in Healthy Workplace Awards

Cornish Mutual has achieved Gold in the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Healthy Workplace Awards. To secure the highest accolade in the awards the insurer had to demonstrate a range of steps it has...

Cornish Mutual named runner-up in YFC Supporter of the Year Award

Cornish Mutual has been named runner-up in the YFC Supporter of the Year category of the first YFC Achiever Awards, organised by the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) and sponsored...

Dorset Farmers’ Markets attracts new customers following re-launch

Farmers markets across Dorset are proving as popular as ever since re-launching following the Covid-19 lockdown. Dorset Farmers’ Markets runs a series of markets across the county, providing...

Covid-19 support package for Somerset YFCs

Cornish Mutual is suporting the Somerset Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (YFCs) through the Covid-19 crisis. The South West rural insurer has provided a support package, including a financial...