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11 March 2019 | Education,News,NFU
Schoolchildren experience farming first-hand thanks to competition

Schoolchildren from across the country have been experiencing the ins and outs of British farming first-hand thanks to a competition by the NFU. 'F...


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11 March 2019 | Dairy,News,Renewables and Environment
Arla launches dairy industry's biggest climate change initiative

Europe’s largest dairy cooperative Arla Foods has introduced new measures to tackle climate change, including a step to be carbon 'net zero' by 2050. ...


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11 March 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Sheep
Nearly 10,000 sheep stolen last year results in just one police charge

Nearly 10,000 sheep stolen last year by livestock rustlers in England and Wales has only resulted in one charge by the police. Livestock theft is s...


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11 March 2019 | Cattle,News,Rural Life
Thousands sign petition to return cattle back to farm following dog row

Over 28,000 people have signed a petition calling for Highland cattle to return to a Peak District farm after they were forced to be given up followin...


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11 March 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Rural Life
300 tractors take part in charity event in memory of young farmer

Over 300 tractors took part in a tractor run to raise funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance in memory of a young farmer who died in New Zealand. Th...


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11 March 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News
Man suffers serious injuries after livestock incident

A 59-year-old man who was airlifted to hospital on Friday has suffered serious injuries after being injured by livestock. The incident happened on ...


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10 March 2019 | Finance,News,Rural Life
Study shows decline in Scotland's rural gender pay gap

The gender pay gap in Scotland’s mainly rural local authorities has declined substantially since 2012 to the point at which, in 2018, the gap is -1.9 ...


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9 March 2019 | Government,News,Organic,Produce
Concern mounts as organic farmers face potential Brexit trade embargo

The NFU has said it is vital a Brexit deal is agreed as organic farmers face the prospect of a trade embargo if the UK leaves with 'no deal'. Briti...


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8 March 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News
Woman given criminal behaviour order after dog scares 200 sheep

A woman has been given a criminal behaviour order after her dog frightened a flock of around 200 sheep in Dorset. Wendy Knight, 52, had been walkin...


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8 March 2019 | Finance,News,Renewables and Environment
Hedgerows and boundaries grant an 'excellent opportunity' for farmers

The 2019 hedgerows and boundaries grant scheme offers farmers an 'excellent opportunity' to unlock public funding to help restore neglected hedges and...


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8 March 2019 | Crops and Cereals,News
2019 virus yellows forecast is 'high' following mild winter

The 2019 virus yellows forecast is 'high' and shows the consequence of the mild winter and the exceptionally warm conditions experienced at the end of...


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8 March 2019 | Government,News
Farmers seek assurance on protecting sectors following tariff cut reports

Farmers have called for further government assurances that vulnerable sectors in Wales, such as the sheep industry, will be protected in a no-deal Bre...


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8 March 2019 | News,NFU,Rural Life
Two female farming icons to speak at 'She Who Dares...Farms'

Two prominent farming icons will be joining the 'She Who Dares...Farms' conference which aims to showcase the contribution women make to the industry....


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8 March 2019 | Crops and Cereals,News,Property News
Acreage for British wine industry triples since 2000

Acreage for the British wine industry has tripled since 2000 cementing it as one of the fastest-growing agricultural sectors in the UK. Latest figu...


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8 March 2019 | Appointments,Government,News
Defra’s Permanent Secretary steps down as Brexit date nears

Clare Moriarty has stepped down from her senior Whitehall role as Defra's Permanent Secretary with just three weeks to go until the UK leaves the EU. ...



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8 March 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Rural Life
New focus on work-related deaths looks at risk of working from height

A renewed focus has been called to tackle the number of preventable deaths and injuries as a result of working at height. Over the last 35 years th...


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8 March 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products
Industry looks to 'swarm robots' for sustainable and precise outcomes

'Swarm robots' – small, simple and inexpensive machinery – could reverse the trend in agriculture towards ever bigger machines, an agri-tech expert ha...


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8 March 2019 | Crops and Cereals,Government,Meat,News,Produce
Top 10 food and farming risks posed by US-UK trade deal

The Soil Association has highlighted the top 10 risks posed by a US-UK trade deal post-Brexit following comments from the US ambassador that the EU is...


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7 March 2019 | Animal Health,Cattle,Feed and Forage,News
Beef farmers advised about the risks of straw impaction

Reports of cows dying from straw impaction highlights the risks associated with feeding straw-based rations to suckler cows. Beef farmers are being...


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7 March 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Sheep
Lamb becomes permanent fixture for Scottish schoolchildren

Lamb is now a permanent fixture in schools across Scotland following a successful pilot spearheaded by farmers and the wider industry. Scotch Lamb ...


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7 March 2019 | Dairy,News
British dairy to be promoted through cinema advertisements

Cinema advertising will be used for the first time to promote the nutritional value of dairy to British millennials. The £1.2 million consumer mark...


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7 March 2019 | Government,News,Produce
Govt unsure whether UK can remain in EU food safety systems after Brexit

The government still don’t know whether the UK can remain in EU food safety systems after Brexit, a Lords Committee has heard. The EU Energy and En...


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7 March 2019 | Meat,News,Sheep
Farmers told to report suspicious activity after spate of illegal butchery

Rural communities have been told to report any suspicious activity following a spate of illegal butchery across the UK. On February 28, police offi...


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7 March 2019 | Government,News
Scots Tories launch document setting out future farming policy

Measures to help new entrants, more flexible working and managing exits from farming are some of the plans outlined in the Scottish Conservative's new...


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7 March 2019 | Dairy,Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News
McDonald’s UK invests £270,000 to support British dairy farmers

McDonald’s UK has invested over £270,000 pounds to support British dairy farmers in the latest round of its capital grant scheme. The investment is...


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7 March 2019 | Dairy,News
Public encouraged to do #MilkPintChallenge to support British dairy

A newly-launched campaign is urging the British public to rediscover milk and its health benefits by taking part in the #MilkPintChallenge. Mission...


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7 March 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Finance,News
Elaborate telephone scam sees farmer stripped of five-figure sum

Calls to remain vigilant have been issued after a farmer fell for a telephone scam which saw his bank account stripped of a five-figure sum. While ...



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