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Do you have enough meadow hay for your horses this Christmas?

Making sure you have hay this Christmas As we move into colder weather, farmers and horse owners everywhere will be ensuring they have more than enough hay to last them and their animals through the winter season. But how do you know if your…

Protect your rural roads this winter with professional gritting services

Protect your rural roads this winter with professional gritting services The winter weather is kicking in quickly in the South East of England. We are sure at least some of you will have had to clear the frost and ice off your vehicles this…

Hill View Farm | Leftover uses for pumpkin that benefit your horses

We know you feel it – that chill to the air early in the morning and later into the evening. Time to wrap up warm, particularly if you are supporting your horses before and after work. Not only is the chill in the air,…

Avoid mud fever – prepare your paddocks for winter

Avoid mud fever – prepare your paddocks for winter “WINTER!” we hear you say, “we’ve only just had a bit of summer”. Unfortunately, it’s that time of year again where you should be making plans and preparation to ensure your paddock, fields, and land…

The effects of Covid-19 on our British Farmers

We all know that the last 18 months have affected every part of our country, from individuals who have been unable to see their family and friends, to vital businesses who have lost earnings and many who have been unable to carry on due…

Top reasons Hill View Farm has the best quality hay for you

Top reasons Hill View Farm has the best quality hay for you The goal of any farmer is to provide their customers with the highest quality product at the best possible value. The freshest produce, silky cotton sweaters, or the fattest steaks are rarely…

Ditch your mower and let a Flailbot do the hard work

Ditch your mower and let a Flailbot do the hard work As the landowner, you need to keep your farm in top condition. It may be a long term project that will require consistent and repeat visits. Therefore, it makes sense to hire a…

Spring Clean your Paddocks with our equestrian services

Spring Clean your Paddocks with our equestrian services Before the season kicks off, it is essential to ensure that your paddocks are in tip-top condition. It would be best if you implemented a well-regimented plan for all-year-round maintenance. If you’ve never had your paddocks…

Agricultural Fencing Tips For Modern Farm Managers

Agricultural Fencing Tips For Modern Farm Managers We don’t need to tell you that managing a farm is not a profession that leaves you with a short to-do list. You have a million and one different things that you are responsible for managing. This…

How To Choose The Perfect Agricultural Contractors For Your Farm

How To Choose The Perfect Agricultural Contractors For Your Farm When contracting outside work on your farm, it is crucial to make the very best possible choice, both financially and in ensuring that your farm is in the safest hands. There are many critical…