Agri safety and rural crime news around the UK

29 May 2020



Farmers told to be vigilant of scams amid Covid-19 crisis

28 May 2020

It follows reports of suspicious websites

Police warn public after ewe chokes to death on fruit

28 May 2020

Visitors reminded not to feed livestock

Criminals steal 120 sheep from farm in Cornwall

27 May 2020

Another rustling incident hits the county

Pregnant cow dies after being chased by gang of teens

26 May 2020

Pregnant cow and unborn calf dies in Devon

Defra told to fix 'inadequate' Covid-19 guidance after Cranswick deaths

26 May 2020

Workers at meat site have died of Covid-19

NI dairy farmer dies after work-related incident

26 May 2020

A man has been killed in a farm accident

Farmer helps police recover car following crash

21 May 2020

Police shared images of the recovery

Second man dies after farm water buffalo incident

21 May 2020

Father and son were killed by the buffalo

Farmers warned of surge in tractor GPS thefts

20 May 2020

Farmers told to ramp up security

Public could face £5,000 fine for livestock worrying offences

20 May 2020

New Scottish bill sets out stricter measures

Hundreds raised after young farmer targeted by thieves

19 May 2020

Thieves stole the farmer's honesty box

Police want to question teens after 'horrific' sheep attack

18 May 2020

Suspected dog attack on sheep

Man dies after collision with tractor in Leicestershire

18 May 2020

Police are appealing for more information

Eleven-year-old girl dies in Irish farm accident

14 May 2020

Girl dies in farm accident in Co Donegal

MP calls for sky lantern ban following viral video

14 May 2020

'These lanterns are potentially lethal litter'

Survey to assess Covid-19 disruption to farmers' PPE

14 May 2020

Farmers are being asked to participate

Mother and daughter killed in quad bike collision with tractor

13 May 2020

Collision happened outside family farm

Dramatic images show moment firefighters save 40 sheep

12 May 2020

Blaze threatened the lives of sheep

Tributes paid following death of UK ploughing champion

12 May 2020

Graeme Witty was described as a 'ploughing legend'

Worker dies after contracting Covid-19 at Moy Park site, claims union

12 May 2020

Unite calls for site to be temporarily closed

Thieves steal over 50 sheep from remote Argyll farm

11 May 2020

Theft could have taken place in October 2019

Councils told to plan for safe re-opening of recycling centres

6 May 2020

Farmers have seen an increase in flytipping

30 sheep stolen in latest rustling incident plaguing farms

6 May 2020

Thieves targeted a Staffordshire farm

Tributes paid after farmer dies in quad bike accident

6 May 2020

The Cumbria farmer died near his farm

Water buffalo kills farmer and leaves two seriously injured

6 May 2020

The incident happened on a Welsh farm

Urgent appeal after men kill lamb with air rifle

5 May 2020

'Three or four men' shot ewe and lamb

Thieves steal 23 cows and calves from Cornwall farm

5 May 2020

Police are appealing for more information

Coronavirus: NFU Mutual launches free health and safety service

4 May 2020

New service to help farmers through Covid-19

Police seize four dogs linked to sheep worrying

4 May 2020

Dogs seized in Warwickshire by officers

Father and son appeal to public after 120 sheep stolen

4 May 2020

Welsh farmers speak of devastation