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21 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A landowner who allowed two men to set up an illegal waste wood recycling business in the Devon countryside has been ordered to pay a total of £12,850...

Landowner ordered to pay out nearly £13k for countryside waste crimes

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20 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A new safety video has been released by Northern Powergrid to help farmers stay safe around overhead cables. Large sections of the electricity dist...

Video released emphasising farm safety around overhead cables

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20 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A farmer has labelled the perpetrator of a huge deliberate farm fire which destroyed more than 3,000 bales as “evil”. A major blaze at Stanton Hous...

‘Evil duty’: Major farm blaze thought to be arson destroys 3,000 bales

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20 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Farmers have been urged to follow strict procedures when working at heights to avoid severe injuries and even death. Falls from height are the seco...

Farmer who fell off tractor emphasises height safety

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20 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry

More than 30 chickens have been found dead having been frothing from the mouth and blood on their combs amid fears they have been poisoned. The chi...

'Gruesome discovery' as 30 chickens found dead amid poisoning fear

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19 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A farm worker has suffered serious injuries after becoming trapped under a tractor. The worker suffered the injuries after becoming trapped under h...

Farm worker suffers injuries after becoming trapped under tractor

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19 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A new police unit may be created to tackle the most serious cases of waste crime affecting farmers and landowners. Latest fly-tipping statistics sh...

New police unit may be created to tackle serious waste crime

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16 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Feed and Forage,News

Farmers have been told to keep their silage bales safe and secure following reports of them being washed away and causing problems in rivers. River...

Warning to farmers as recent storms blow silage bales into rivers

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16 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Farmers and landowners are calling for stronger enforcement of legal action to help combat fly-tipping that is blighting the countryside. Figures r...

Rural landowners call for decisive action to counter fly-tipping scourge

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15 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,Cattle,News

A farmer has been convicted for three Bovine Viral Diarrhoea-related offences in what has become the first conviction of its type in Northern Ireland....

Farmer convicted for BVD-related offences in Northern Ireland first

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15 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry

A major blaze at a poultry farm in Lancashire has killed around 21,000 chicks. An estimated 21,000 chicks have perished in a fire in a single-store...

Farm fire kills around 21,000 chicks in Lancashire

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14 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Finance,News

Farmers have been reminded to be wary of fraudsters as Basic Payment Scheme starts entering bank accounts in early December. Next month, police aro...

Farmers told to be wary of fraudsters as BPS payments arrive

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14 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Rural Life

Protecting farmer and farm worker health should be a "top priority" for businesses following a spate of industry deaths, a rural risk expert has said....

Worker health 'top priority' for farms following spate of deaths

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13 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A 47-year-old Aberdeenshire contractor has died following an accident involving a tractor on his farm. Neil Ironside, director of construction comp...

Aberdeenshire man dies in tractor accident on farm

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13 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Tributes have poured in remembering a young farmer who tragically died over the weekend due to a farming accident. Ian Whellans, 26, from Hume near...

Tributes paid to young farmer killed in farm accident

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12 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

A Scottish farmer is using a revolutionary new marking system in a bid to tackle the growing problem of sheep theft. Drummond Estate near Comrie in...

Farmer uses revolutionary marking system to deter sheep rustlers

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12 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Rural Life

A Devon farm shop has received death threats and vandalised by vegan campaigners after offering customers to "pick your own" Christmas turkey. Gree...

'Pick your own turkey' farm shop receives death threats and gets vandalised

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9 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A Northumbria farmer has been praised and awarded by the police for catching a paedophile committing a crime near his land. Farmer George Common, f...

Farmer praised by police for catching paedophile

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9 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

Farmers are "dicing with death" at level crossings, as one incident involving a farming vehicle is reported on average every week in Britain. An in...

Farmers are 'dicing with death' at level crossings

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9 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,NFU

The NFU is calling on Police and Crime Commissioners to make tackling rural crime a strategic objective all year round, following a national day of po...

NFU calls for Police and Crime Commissioners to focus on rural crime

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8 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

The first rural crime day of action is taking place as rural communities "live on the edge" in fear of crime, unhappy with the police and a feeling of...

UK's first rural crime day of action commences

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8 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A new action plan has been produced to tackle the growing problem of hare poaching often taking place on farmland. Illegal hare coursing, more corr...

Action plan created to stamp out hare coursing

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7 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep

A farmer has suffered a significant loss to his flock of pedigree Beltex ewe lambs following a devastating dog attack which has left seven injured and...

'Horrific': Farmer suffers significant loss after dog attacks pedigree lambs

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6 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A 71-year-old man has died after he was struck by a a Manitou telehandler on a farm in North Yorkshire. The man was killed on Sunday October 28 on ...

71-year-old man dies after being struck by telehandler on farm

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2 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News

A large farm fire in Staffordshire which took the fire service three days to tackle is believed to be have been caused deliberately. A large scale ...

Farm blaze which burnt for three days thought to be deliberate

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