products news around the UK

20 June 2019

New group launched to steer Scottish farming policy

20 June 2019

It'll consider how to use natural assets to produce food

Scientists engineer wheat to survive droughts

20 June 2019

Engineered wheat uses water more efficiently

Landowner fined after taking 23,500 tonnes of soil from haulier

20 June 2019

Landowner took 23 times the legal limit of waste

UK pork plants set to export to China

20 June 2019

China is importing as it comes to grips with ASF

Farmers look at ways to keep Welsh language surviving

20 June 2019

There is a 'strong link' between Welsh and agriculture

NFU calls for 'clear and unambiguous' food labelling

20 June 2019

The union gave evidence to a House of Lords hearing

Rise in working farmers seeking charity help

20 June 2019

RABI received 437 enquiries for help from Jan-May 2019

Families wanted for new series of BBC's This Farming Life

20 June 2019

The programme gives viewers an insight into UK agriculture

Lincs farmer may lose half his crop after severe flooding

20 June 2019

Paul Willoughby is expecting a heavily reduced yield this harvest

Man charged after explosives found on Welsh farm

19 June 2019

Wales' Counter Terrorism Unit conducted a raid on the farm

Campaign urges farmers to use livestock health plan

19 June 2019

The number of livestock farmers using a health plan has fallen

Slurry remains 'major attribute to death' on NI farms

19 June 2019

Slurry incidents on the rise in NI

Tamara Finkelstein appointed new Permanent Secretary at Defra

19 June 2019

Appointment of new Permanent Secretary at Defra

US professor tells UK not to dilute animal welfare standards

19 June 2019

It comes as US eyes up trade deal with UK post-Brexit

24-year-old farmer given six-figure funding to expand business

19 June 2019

The package has been used to build the new mobile egg unit

Farmers call for school meals to be entirely Scottish

19 June 2019

NFU Scotland demands school meals must be Scottish

Enquiry called into Conwy Council’s ‘witch hunt’ against farmer

19 June 2019

The council 'aggressively pursued' farmer Daniel Jones

Young farmers raise £11,500 for mental health charity

19 June 2019

9 Peaks Challenge raises over £11.5k for charity

Wales' first dairy strategic farm announced

19 June 2019

Rhual Dairy is an all-year-round-calving herd with 366 cows

Thousands of farmers to receive overdue payments next month

19 June 2019

Thousands of farmers finally get paid for environmental work

2020 Nuffield Farming Scholarship deadline approaches

18 June 2019

The Trust awards approximately 20 scholarships annually

UK vertical farm business announces £5.4m investment

18 June 2019

IGS supplies plug-and-play vertical farming technology

Farmers feel police aren't doing enough to tackle crime

18 June 2019

Research shows disconnect between police and farmers

GB milk production still high despite early peak

18 June 2019

GB milk volumes for 2019 and 2020 at 12.56bn litres

Farmers urged to apply for a heavily discounted training scheme

18 June 2019

Applications close on Monday for £600k saving scheme

Warden needed to maintain dyke for unique North Ronaldsay sheep

18 June 2019

The 200-year-old dyke keeps the unique breed on the foreshore

Overwhelming majority back Scottish farming, survey shows

18 June 2019

Poll says nearly 90% think farming is vital to economic growth

Satellites to help ease soil water run-off following heavy rain

18 June 2019

It will target farms where soil water run-off is causing issues

Stolen tractor returned after police spot thieves driving erratically

18 June 2019

Police noticed tractor driving wrong way on a roundabout

British beef to enter Chinese market by end of 2019

18 June 2019

It comes more than 20 years after China imposed a ban on UK beef