Agri Safety and Rural Crime news around the UK

23 May 2019

Arsonists set fire to 100 tonnes of straw and machinery

23 May 2019

Arsonists targeted the Fenland farm on May 21

Runaway sheep 'apprehended' after causing 'chaos' in Lancaster

22 May 2019

The loose sheep triggered a police chase around the city

Seven police forces help stamp out rural crime in England

21 May 2019

Seven police forces came together to prevent rural crime

Investigation launched after brawl at Balmoral Show

21 May 2019

Show organisers investigate after viral video shows brawl

Farmers call for full compensation in event of livestock worrying

20 May 2019

Scottish farmers call for harsher penalties

Farmer pleads guilty after worker fatally falls through cow shed

20 May 2019

Robert Latham ordered to pay out nearly £30,000

Police hunt tractor driver who failed to stop after collision

17 May 2019

Dorset Police have issued an image appeal

US farmer cuts off leg after becoming trapped in auger

16 May 2019

The Nebraska farmer cut his own leg off with a knife

Farmer accused of 'industrial-scale destruction' after drystone wall removal

15 May 2019

He removed six miles of drystone wall from his farm

Farm fire burns six barns in Gloucestershire, 'cause unknown'

15 May 2019

The cause is currently unknown

Monsanto ordered to pay $2 billion to US couple with cancer

14 May 2019

Monsanto has suffered its biggest blow yet

Vandals rip polytunnels and destroy beehives on Angus farm

14 May 2019

Farmer says thousands of pounds of damage has been caused

Farm businesses fined £28,000 after major water pollution

14 May 2019

Major penalty for Notts' companies who caused serious pollution

Feed company fined after man's hand 'brutally crushed'

13 May 2019

The man's hand was 'brutally crushed' following the incident

Thieves steal JCB tractor and baler from site in Hertfordshire

13 May 2019

Police believe the thieves used a lorry to load it

Police hunt young woman after dog attack on sheep

10 May 2019

The ewe sustained serious injuries that resulted in its death

Farmer sentenced to prison after polluting waterway

10 May 2019

The discharge contained poisonous, noxious, and polluting matter

Sheep worth over £1,000 stolen from Moray farm

9 May 2019

30 Scottish blackface ewes were stolen

NI police appeal for witnesses after tractor crash

8 May 2019

There were no serious injuries

Public still allowing dogs to attack livestock, union warns

8 May 2019

Farmers continue to pay for people's 'lack of respect'

British poultry farmer killed after plane crash in Canada

7 May 2019

Alan Simpson ran one of the largest poultry farms in UK

Two men killed after Falkirk farm wall collapse

7 May 2019

Two killed after a 7ft wall collapses on farm

Six children arrested after Hampshire sheep attacks

3 May 2019

It follows two incidents of animal cruelty towards sheep

Young farmer shows aftermath of dog attack on sheep

2 May 2019

25-year-old Harriett Tibbs published the images on social media

89% of sheep worrying cases due to dog escaping garden

29 April 2019

89% of all dog attacks on livestock happen when dogs stray from home

Increase in number of sheep illegally butchered in fields

26 April 2019

80 sheep have been butchered in fields in Warwickshire alone

Around 80 pigs die in North Yorkshire barn fire

26 April 2019

The cause of the fire is currently unknown

Farmland a 'write off' after illegal rave involving 1,500 people

25 April 2019

The rave caused 'distress' to livestock on the farmland

Huge moorland fire in Yorkshire 'started by barbecue'

24 April 2019

National Trust said it is 'devastated' to see such destruction

Animal rights activists free 9,000 game birds from Suffolk farm

23 April 2019

Activists want to 'dismantle the shooting industry farm by farm, shoot by shoot'