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Archive of posts tagged Mike Clear

Tweets straight from the farmer’s mouth

by Rod Kebble Mike Clear, the tenant at Pierrepont Farm, has “decided to try and join the 21st century” by opening a Twitter account. For those of you not on Twitter, you can read his tweets at: Mike’s tweets will keep you right up to date on activities at the farm, complete with technical […]

Churchill’s chestnut chainsaw challenge

by Rod Kebble Farmer Mike Clear needs three hundred fence posts, each 1.75 metres (5’9”) in length — so what better source than Pierrepont’s own Tankersford Copse and Conway Churchill and his chainsaw? Although it was an “off” weekend for the conservation group, Conway and I took advantage of the good weather forecast (which turned […]

Pierrepont’s new dairy opened by Zac Goldsmith

by Rod Kebble A large crowd of local residents and CRT supporters from further afield gathered on a bright but gusty morning on 12th April for the official opening of Pierrepont Farm’s new £900,000 dairy. A further £250,000 of investment came from the tenant farmers, Mike and Bev Clear, in the form of the robotic […]