Mother’s Day Presents for Farming Mammies

Farming Mams 001With Mother’s Day just around the corner, Agridirect chooses the 3 best presents for farming Mammies.  

Mother’s Day: time for a different approach to presents?

Every Mother’s Day, we are confronted by the same barrage of advertisements. TV. Radio. Internet. All go into overdrive with an endless stream of hackneyed suggestions. Get her flowers. Get her chocolates. Get her jewellery. Whatever you do, don’t be creative with your Mother’s Day presents. Don’t give any consideration to what your Mam would actually like. Continue reading “Mother’s Day Presents for Farming Mammies”

Christmas- Are we teaching children to focus on Presents

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Present Woes

We’ve made it to another year’s end, and yet again everyone’s focus is on presents! But it’s been a tough year for many, financially speaking, especially farmers. Christmas is the time when you will feel the financial squeeze the most, with no idea how long you will have to feed animals into the spring! Looking for the best present for family and friends is when you realise you might not be able to afford the top of the range items! At least not while keep something aside for a rainy day or month in the spring!  As a result, the feeling of fear and inadequacy can be daunting! Continue reading “Christmas- Are we teaching children to focus on Presents”