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12 January 2017 Views 1152
OIE concerned about European Avian Influenza outbreak

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has expressed concern about a big spike in highly pat...

5 January 2017 Views 1426
OFC17: Leadsom under fire for failing to guarantee same level of farming support

Defra Secretary Andrea Leadsom has reassured farmers that they will continue to receive Government s...

5 January 2017 Views 1227
OFC17: Farming leaders raise concerns about backyard flocks during free range housing order

Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom and NFU president Meurig Raymond have both spoken out about the...

28 December 2016 Views 1231
Farming Recovery Fund helps 1100 struggling farmers with £9m fund

One year on from the launch of the Farming Recovery Fund the initiative has received over 1,100 appl...

16 December 2016 Views 1428
Poultry housing order could prove 'problematic'

The poultry housing order could prove problematic for many free range producers according to Sara Pe...

9 December 2016 Views 1330
RSPCA find sheep with a cone on its head

The RSPCA was called to a trapped sheep in Hertfordshire on Sunday (December 4).



2 December 2016 Views 1849
1,000 hill farmers face bleak winter as many still wait for 2015 BPS payments

More than 1,000 hill farmers could be facing a very bleak winter after still not receiving BPS payme...

29 November 2016 Views 1895
British turkey farmers label 2016 'an incredible year'

As the Christmas season approaches, turkey producers across the UK are preparing for the busy festiv...

25 November 2016 Views 633
Bitteswell Farms: BFREPA Producer of the Year 2016 (over 16,000 birds)

Bitteswell Farms accept their award for BFREPA Producer of the Year 2016 (over 16,000 birds).

21 November 2016 Views 1762
Government resisting 'housing order' pressure from poultry industry

Government is resisting pressure from the poultry industry to impose a housing order for free range ...

19 November 2016 Views 2097
Brexit may allow British farmers to grow genetically modified crops

Brexit may open the door for British farmers to grow genetically modified crops according to plans b...

9 November 2016 Views 1671
Farming Minister George Eustice attempts to calm Brexit labour fears in egg sector

Farming Minister George Eustice attempted to calm fears about access to foreign labour following Bre...

8 November 2016 Views 2159
Pennine farm witnesses lambing season commence 4 months early

The sound of bleating lambs is not something you would usually associate with autumn, but at one Pen...

1 November 2016 Views 2765
NFU Mutual warns of increasing threat to farms from fires and extreme weather

Insurance company NFU Mutual has warned of the increasing threat to farms from both accidental fires...

24 October 2016 Views 1934
Farm spooks up for Halloween as UK's largest pumpkin festival gets underway

When it comes to diversification Farmer Copleys is carving out a niche. The farm has been running it...

21 October 2016 Views 1924
Supermarkets urged to clear up confusion on cage egg ban

The United Kingdom’s leading supermarket, Tesco, is planning for barn production to replace co...

12 October 2016 Views 2305
UK's Brexit 'could have impact on land values'

The decision to withdraw from the European Union could have an impact on land values over the next f...

7 October 2016 Views 4234
British sheep farmers concerned at possible free trade deal with Australia

British sheep farmers are concerned at the prospect of a possible free trade deal with the Australia...

4 October 2016 Views 2166
Co-op launches new farming producer group

Free range producer Nigel Smith says he hopes to see better returns for his eggs by joining a new eg...

22 September 2016 Views 2802
Turning milk into artisan ice cream to battle UK's dairy crisis

With milk prices finally starting to recover, things should be looking up for the United Kingdom&rsq...

14 September 2016 Views 2244
Tom Wood's Brewery: All-British hops

A brewery is showing loyalty to British agriculture by using only British grown produce to create it...

12 September 2016 Views 2414
Farming industry raises concerns over poultry sector in post-Brexit talks

Farming leaders have raised concerns about the threat of low standard, cheap imports of egg products...

30 August 2016 Views 2665
'Making agriculture a priority in Brexit is cruicial', NFU Brexit meetup

Making agriculture a priority when it comes to the Brexit negotiations is crucial according to Dr An...

22 August 2016 Views 2351
'Very encouraging' pig prices, according to farmers

Current pig prices are ‘very encouraging’ according to pig farmer Richard Longthorp.