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20 April 2018 | Cattle,Education,News,Produce,Shows and Events

NFU president Minette Batters is calling on the British public to get behind Great British Beef Week, which returns for the eighth consecutive year ne...

UK to celebrate Great British Beef Week from 23 April

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16 April 2018 | Education,News

Farmers are called to get involved in Open Farm School Days to inform and inspire the next generation about farming and all it delivers. Running th...

Farmers told to inspire next generation of farmers by hosting school days

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16 April 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A farming union has called plans to close more than a dozen rural schools in Northern Ireland as a potential "major negative impact" on rural dynamics...

Farming union criticises government plans to close rural schools

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5 April 2018 | Arable,Education,News

British researchers are working with a team of European scientists to develop a framework to ensure UK farming post-Brexit is resilient and sustainabl...

Researchers to explore resilience of arable farming during 'crucial time' for UK

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29 March 2018 | Dairy,Education,News,Shows and Events

A Harper Adams student has been crowned this year’s RABDF Dairy Student Award winner after beating four others. Patrick Denny, final year student a...

The son of two dentists wins this year's RABDF Dairy Student Award

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29 March 2018 | Agri Safety,Education,News,Rural Life,Sheep

Farming unions across the UK have urged the public to keep their dogs on a lead at all times when near livestock this Easter, as incidents of worrying...

Farming unions issue Easter plea to public as sheep worrying incidents increase

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28 March 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Prince Charles has met with young farmers and agricultural students to learn how the Cumbrian farming industry is preparing for the future. The Pri...

Prince Charles meets with young Cumbrian farmers to discuss the future

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22 March 2018 | Agri Safety,Education,Grassland,News

Firefighters and farmers are working together to help tackle grass fires by burning away excess grass on land. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service ...

Firefighters work with farmers to tackle grass fires in new initiative

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20 March 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Prince Charles has announced Louth to be the new location for the The Prince's Farm Resilience Programme, aimed at supporting local farmers. The Pr...

Prince Charles announces Louth as new location for Farm Resilience Programme

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19 March 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

An initiative that aims to connect the public to the countryside for one-day only "has never been more important", according to its organisers. Wit...

Open Farm Sunday 'has never been more important'

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12 March 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News,Produce

The upcoming Good Food Nation Bill is a “prime opportunity” to ensure that food producers are more empowered within the supply chain to help deliver o...

Good Food Bill ‘prime opportunity’ to ensure Scottish farmers deliver

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Newly-elected NFU president Minette Batters is calling on Brits to get behind Great British Beef Week, which returns in April. The initiative, whic...

NFU President urges public to get behind Great British Beef Week

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8 March 2018 | Education,News

Harper Adams University has climbed the ranks in the QS World University Rankings for the subject of Agriculture and Forestry, and now sits within the...

Harper Adams climbs ranks in QS World University Rankings for Agriculture

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7 March 2018 | Agri Safety,Education,News,Sheep

The NFU is launching a new initiative called #TakeTheLead to educate dog walkers about the need to use a lead near livestock when in the countryside. ...

NFU launches new livestock-worrying initiative #TakeTheLead

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6 March 2018 | Education,News,Produce,Products,Shows and Events

A campaign is calling upon young farmers to help promote British food to consumers in a series of activities planned for the build-up to Easter. T...

Young farmers urged to promote British food in new campaign

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5 March 2018 | Dairy,Education,News

Bringing consumers closer to the daily lives of dairy farmers and showcasing the important role of dairy in the diet are the aims of two new projects....

Farmers to link up with influential bloggers to promote dairy

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5 March 2018 | Cattle,Education,Husbandry,News

A new research network involving 3,500 cattle and 30 projects is to be created to promote innovation in the farming industry. SmartCow – a research...

New research network involving 3,500 cattle aims to promote innovation

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2 March 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

Modern agriculture is a highly advanced technological industry being driven by scientific discoveries – and women are increasingly leading these innov...

Women increasingly leading innovations in British farming, statistics show

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1 March 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

A pilot scheme has been launched which will provide mentoring to the UK's next generation of farmers. The Prince’s Countryside Fund, with Bishop Bu...

Pilot scheme launched to provide mentoring for next generation of farmers

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27 February 2018 | Education,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Property News

An agricultural education college is set on making Gloucestershire the go-to hub for agri-tech following £1m funding for a new initiative. Hartpury...

Agricultural college aims to make Gloucestershire hub for agri-tech

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27 February 2018 | Education,Meat Processing,News,Pigs

Keeping pigs on a rural Hampshire school farm to show children how food is produced is to return following vegan backlash which temporarily axed it. ...

Pig rearing to return to rural school following vegan backlash

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23 February 2018 | Education,News,Produce,Products

Celebrity farmer Adam Henson will only eat food in which he knows the origin of as part of a campaign to get the public to understand food transparenc...

Adam Henson to only eat food that is traceable for a week

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22 February 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life

It’s "vitally important" that young farmers "look beyond the farm gate and step out from behind computers", according to leading rural experts. Cat...

Young farmers must 'look beyond farm gates' to see 'bigger picture'

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22 February 2018 | Agri Safety,Education,News,NFU

The NFU has launched its #SeeItChangeIt campaign at the NFU’s annual conference – its latest initiative to improve safety and well-being on farms. ...

#SeeItChangeIt: NFU launches initiative to improve farmer well-being

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21 February 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News,Shows and Events

A new plant health centre has been launched in Scotland to shine a light on the essential role plants play in every day lives, from the economics of t...

Scotland launches plant health centre to strengthen crop resilience

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