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Officers from Natural Resources Wales are appealing for help after a spate of suspected arson attacks at a protected area near Flint. Four fires at Halkyn Mountain have been reported to North Wales Fire and Rescue Service (NWFRS) in the last month, and are believed to have been set deliberately on common land between the villages of Halkyn and Brynford. The rare grasslands and heathlands are home to protected species, such as the great cres...





3 July 2015 | Agri Safety,Grassland,News
Help stop deliberate fires on protected land

Officers from Natural Resources Wales are appealing for help after a spate of suspected arson attacks at a protected area near Flint. Four fires at...


Farm monitor focuses on combating Johne's Disease

The incurable cattle disease Johne’s was one of the main discussion topics at the recent beef cattle finishing monitor farm meeting, hosted by the Pat...


1 July 2015 | Agri Safety,News,NFU
NFU urges farmers to make farms safer

The NFU is urging farmers to assess risks and take action in making their farms safer for themselves and others around them, as the Health and Safety ...


1 July 2015 | Agri Safety,News
Annual workplace fatalities released

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces shows small change from previous years, sustaining a long term ...


Soil Association warns farmers not to spray Glyphosate due to cancer links

This harvest, the Soil Association is urging cereal farmers not to spray Glyphosate on milling wheat crops – to reduce the amount of this probable car...


Farmers to tell their stories to save lives on the farm

Farmers will be using Farm Safety Week, which takes place from 6 to 10 July, to highlight measures needed to ensure safety on farms. The NFU, worki...


29 June 2015 | Agri Safety,News,Renewables
Farmers advised to think safe and stay safe near electricity

A leading power company is advising farmers, landowners and the public to always think safe and stay safe, by being aware of electricity equipment whe...


Prime Minister backs Thames Valley police's latest move to tackle rural crime

Prime Minister David Cameron has backed Thames Valley Police’s latest move to tackle rural crime after the police force became the first in the UK to ...


26 June 2015 | Agri Safety,News,Sheep
Nationwide appeal for information on hundreds of stolen sheep

The Avon and Somerset Constabulary are investigating a series of rustling crimes which has led to nearly 500 animals being stolen within six weeks and...


19 June 2015 | Agri Safety,News
Farmers urged to put safety first by SP Energy Networks

Farmers are being encouraged to put safety first by ScottishPower Energy Networks, following a number of work-related incidents near power lines and a...


18 June 2015 | Agri Safety,News
Northern Powergrid reminds farmers to look up and stay safe this harvest season

Northern Powergrid is targeting the region’s agricultural community to spread vital safety messages and help local farmers stay safe this harvest seas...


Dogwalkers warned over livestock deaths in Scotland

More than 550 cases of animals being killed or injured by dogs on Scotland’s farms was reported in the last five years. Dog owners who let their an...


Rural crime handbook launched as problem becomes widespread

A new handbook that will provide advice on deterring and preventing theft in the countryside has officially been launched at NFU Scotland's stand at t...


United approach needed for a successful CCIR

Livestock industries have agreed to work together to ensure the successful implementation of the Food Standard Agency’s (FSA) Collection and Communica...


Hormonal treatment for cows could reduce global warming

New research carried out by The University of Nottingham suggests targeted use of hormone treatments could make the dairy industry more efficient and ...



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