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20 June 2018 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

A group to progress rural development in Scotland will launch tomorrow at the Royal Highland Show. The Prince’s Countryside Fund, set up in 2010 by...

Rural Development Group Scotland launched to support local business

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20 June 2018 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Passionate young farmers are needed to tell the farming story in one of the most popular historic civic pageants in the world. The NFU is launching...

Young farmers needed to tell the farming story at Lord Mayor's Show

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20 June 2018 | News,Rural Life,Sheep

Animal rights campaigners have targeted another sheep racing event with the hope of banning it, this time one organised by a country pub in Buckingham...

Activists create petition to shut down country pub's sheep racing event

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19 June 2018 | News,Rural Life

The Countryside Alliance has submitted evidence to Ofcom regarding the BBC's impartiality on rural issues, calling for the need to have a "truly neutr...

Countryside Alliance says rural areas 'deserve a truly neutral BBC'

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18 June 2018 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Rural Life,Sheep

Farmers in England will now be able to apply for licences to cull ravens on farmland in order to protect livestock. Farmers in five English countie...

Farmers in England now able to apply for licences to cull ravens

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18 June 2018 | Agri Safety,News,Rural Life

The law should be changed to make it an offence to set up unauthorised residential developments and encampments in the countryside, according to the C...

Unauthorised traveller sites in the countryside should be illegal, CLA says

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15 June 2018 | News,Rural Life

Film makers are being urged to apply for a £1,000 short film commission to document farm life in north Devon. Community film making organisation th...

Film makers needed to document north Devon farm life

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15 June 2018 | News,Rural Life

Two young sisters have won the BBC Countryfile Farming Heroes award for their achievements running the family farm after the death of their father. ...

Young sisters win 'Farming Heroes' award for running farm after death of dad

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13 June 2018 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,Rural Life,Sheep

UK fallen stock levels during the 2018 lambing season was the worst for five years, and possibly the worst since records began in 2011. According t...

UK fallen stock levels in 2018 possibly worst since records began

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13 June 2018 | News,Rural Life

A fashion design graduate who grew up on a farm in Perthshire has used her expertise to create a collection of clothes to promote farming. Jessica ...

Fashion designer creates clothes inspired from farm feedbags

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13 June 2018 | News,Rural Life

A farm dog in Australia has set a new record after selling for AUS$22,000 (£12,500) at a Working Dog Auction in Victoria. The Kelpie, called Glenca...

Australian farm dog sets record after selling for £12,500 at auction

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12 June 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Hundreds of farms across the UK welcomed over 270,000 people from the British public as part of Open Farm Sunday. Across the country, the food and ...

Hundreds of farms welcome over 270,000 people on Open Farm Sunday

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11 June 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Two young farmers are taking on a gruelling 15,000 mile round trip from the UK to Mongolia to raise awareness of mental health in agriculture. Jona...

Young farmers to drive to Mongolia and back to raise funds for charity

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11 June 2018 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

A parade has celebrated Prince Charles' work towards enhancing and protecting British rural life and the farming industry. The Prince’s Countryside...

Parade celebrates Prince Charles' work towards enhancing British rural life

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8 June 2018 | Cattle,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

A Jersey cow owned by a farmer from Devon has been announced as the winner of Britain's Sexiest Cow 2018. Char, a Jersey Cow owned by Charlotte Cun...

Jersey cow owned by Devon farmer crowned Britain's Sexiest Cow 2018

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8 June 2018 | Government,News,Rural Life

Farmers are pushing for the Scottish Islands Bill to recognise that farming and crofting is the backbone of many, if not all, island communities. T...

Bill pushed to recognise importance of farming to Scottish islands

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A new government-funded project to be launched by Adam Henson at a popular agricultural show seeks to encourage young farmers in promoting the UK's na...

Project to encourage young farmers in promoting native breeds

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7 June 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

The legacy of a young dairy farmer who died in tragic circumstances last year is set to live on as his father seeks a new entrant to farm the holding....

Farmer looks for new entrant to replace son who tragically died

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6 June 2018 | News,Rural Life

A project is seeking to find families who have ties to women in the suffrage movement who kept the nation fed during the First World War. The Old C...

Projects seeks info on women in agriculture during World War One

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6 June 2018 | Education,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Over 250,000 people are expected to visit a farm on Sunday 10th June as over 350 farms across the UK prepare to open their gates to the public for the...

Farmers prepare to open their gates to 250,000 people this weekend

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5 June 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life

The Ulster Farmers' Union has taken on five peaks across six countries all in one day to raise £100,000 for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland. The UFU...

Farming union takes on five peaks to raise money for 'life saving' charity

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4 June 2018 | News,Rural Life

Popular farming podcast 'Rock and Roll Farming' will produce a series of new podcasts interviewing young people who have shown leadership in agricultu...

Popular farming podcast to focus on emerging leaders in new series

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30 May 2018 | Finance,News,Property News,Rural Life

Farmers and land managers have just one month to apply for the first round of funding to restore historic farm buildings on their land. Defra has b...

One month left to apply for historic farm building fund

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29 May 2018 | News,Property News,Rural Life

Farmers and landowners have urged the government to put boosting economic growth and productivity in designated landscapes like National Parks. Def...

National Parks can fuel rural economic growth, says CLA

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29 May 2018 | News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Welsh farmers are aiming to celebrate the contribution of women in the industry with this year’s Woman Farmer of the Year award. In what has tradit...

Nominations for Wales’ female farming heroes launched

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