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A man died in an accident on an Orkney farm yesterday.
Rising food prices provide an opportunity to cut direct farm subsidies and the European Commission’s plans to reform agricultural policy should be more ambitious...
In a speech to the Oxford Farming Conference, Mrs Spelman will set out the UK’s position on reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
A £3.25 million dairy unit could be built in North Lincolnshire – creating more than ten jobs.
An MP has made a call for more support for the farming and food industry, but has warned there are difficulties in recruiting skilled workers.
Farmers are in revolt over plans to make them pay in full for official controls at abattoirs – resulting in a potential £32 million bill.
He has seen the face of farming change dramatically over almost four decades. But now Tim Coy has stepped down from the daily round of hill farms and dairy herds across the Pennine region.
A pest which has wiped out millions of bees and brought misery to honey producers is being tackled by scientists.
AN MEP has called for tough action against countries still allowing battery farming.
Massive development in Littlehampton could spell the end for at least six generations of a family’s farming heritage.
Food prices are set to spiral in the new year exacerbating the squeeze on household budgets that have already been hit by higher petrol and energy bills.
The largest amount identified was £64m pounds incurred by the Department of Agriculture for incorrectly administering EU farm subsidies.
A sprout supplier has eased fears there could be a shortage of the popular Christmas vegetable in the town this year.
Farmers campaigning for better milk prices could be left facing massive bills for costs after becoming involved in a legal battle with supermarket giant Asda.
A fireman is due to be sentenced after admitting causing the death of a farmer who was crushed by his herd of cows after they were startled by fire engine sirens in Somerset.
A C0 Fermanagh meat processing firm has expanded into Belfast with the opening of a new outlet in the Kennedy Centre.
n hard times, most communities would bite the hand off anyone promising jobs and investment.
A high profile action day on the Norfolk/Cambridgeshire border yesterday marked the first phase of the new initiative.
Wardens at a Lincolnshire nature reserve have warned dog owners to keep their pets under control after a number of sheep were killed.
Scottish deer farmers are "frustrated" that they are unable to take advantage of European support subsidies, MSPs were told yesterday.
Campaigners have reacted with dismay to a Defra announcement that farmers and greenkeepers will not be required to notify residents when they are spraying pesticides.
Last night’s picket of an ASDA food distribution store at Grangemouth by angry dairy farmers will be followed today by the "Great Christmas Milk Give-Away" to shoppers in Glasgow and E...
Grey squirrels and other non-native species are costing the Scottish economy £251 million a year and £1.7 billion throughout the whole of Britain, according to a new report.
They were introduced to Britain by the Romans, are hated as pests and celebrated in children’s books. Britain’s estimated 40m rabbits cost the economy more than £260m a year...
Health officials are investigating a high number of cases of flu, including swine flu, at a school in Cardiff.
Two calves were pulled from a raging inferno by firefighters after arsonists set fire to a stable and storage unit.
The Assembly Government is to flex its muscles in an attempt to secure a vibrant future for food and drink production in Wales.
Renewable energy installers received a welcome boost recently as 80 per cent of farmers have said that they want to have solar panels on their roofs by 2013...
An RSPB-led project near Inverness to save the rare corn bunting is providing a lifeline to many other species too.
Many UK farming businesses have successfully taken a step forward this year, adding significantly to their core strength, according to James O’Mahony, head of agribusiness at Clydesdale and York...