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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...
Scotland’s salmon industry has said it has created hundreds of new jobs in the past year and is worth about £500m to the economy.
A report on the salmon industry has revealed the growing importance of salmon farming to the economy and high confidence within the sector.
Wheat yesterday traded with the negative node and settled -0.25% down at 1285.2 as traders stayed away from market despite of firm trend in spot market.
Scientists have announced a plan to collect and store the wild plant relatives of essential food crops, including wheat, rice, and potatoes.
A county MP is proposing a bill that could outlaw projects like the ’super-dairy’ at Nocton.
World grain prices could as much as double by 2050 as population growth and climate change put growing pressure on resources, according to a report published Monday.
Cattle farmers across the West are hoping the weight of opinion in favour of killing sick badgers will convince the Government to allow a cull to prevent the spread of bovine TB.