Tristan da Cunha Farming News
News of farming matters and activities on Tristan da Cunha for the years 2006 to 2013.

Report on storm and flooding damage in October 2016

The Public Works Department has had to clear major blockages on the road to The Patches from landslides caused by heavy storms in early October 2016.
29-Oct-2016
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Neil Swain's UK Trip 2016

Tristan islander Neil Swain undertook agricultural studies in England at Harper Adams University, Shropshire, during 2016.
20-Aug-2016
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New Page: Tristan da Cunha Economy News

News regarding the economy of the Tristan da Cunha group, which is mainly based on rock lobster fishing, farming and tourism.
14-May-2016
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Advert for Agriculture Adviser gains international interest

An advert for an Agriculture Adviser for Tristan received a lot of press coverage worldwide.
21-Jan-2016
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Retired donkeys grazing

Tristan's donkeys now graze peacefully, whereas in the past they carried people and goods.
4-Jan-2016
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Tristan da Cunha Farming News 2015

News of farming matters and activities on Tristan da Cunha for the year 2015.
16-Nov-2015
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Dereck Rogers BEM

Tristan's Veterinary Officer Dereck Rogers was awarded a British Empire Medal in the Birthday Honours List announced on 13th June 2015.
13-Jun-2015
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New Page: Tristan da Cunha Farming

All Tristanians are farmers. Potatoes are the principle crop, grown at The Patches, and cattle and sheep are the main livestock, with numbers controlled to prevent overgrazing.
24-Jan-2015
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New Page: Tristan da Cunha Vegetation

The Tristan da Cunha group's varied terrain supports pasture, lowland tussock grass, fern bush, Phylica woodland, grass slopes, and sparsely vegetated ash slopes.
24-Jan-2015
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