Agri safety and rural crime news around the UK

25 September 2020

Farmer urges others to 'never rush tasks' after cow accident

25 September 2020

He has offered others advice after severe accident

Cheshire farm blaze destroys 8,000 bales

24 September 2020

Crews were called out to secluded farm fire

Rustlers steal more than 70 sheep in Derbyshire

23 September 2020

Latest rustling incident to plague UK farms

Deputy headteacher dies after cow attack in Yorkshire

23 September 2020

Tragedy happened in North Yorkshire

Hunt sab sentenced for giving police 'tampered' clip of farmer

22 September 2020

Video was edited on a loop sequence

Police warning after thieves raid Lincs farms for GPS kits

22 September 2020

Thirteen GPS systems stolen in spate of thefts

Police seize 100 cannabis plants growing on Welsh farm

21 September 2020

The plants were growing in two polytunnels

Farmer stresses value of rural fire crews after tractor blaze

18 September 2020

'That's why we need our local rural fire station'

Scottish farmers demand 'urgent action' on flytipping

17 September 2020

Issue is becoming 'increasingly more visible'

Farmer airlifted to hospital after bull attack

17 September 2020

The incident happened in Co Antrim, NI

Landowners urge specific sentences for hare coursing

16 September 2020

For example, vehicle seizure and compensation

Rustlers steal more than 100 lambs in Cumbria

16 September 2020

Large-scale theft happened on Penrith farm

Farmers told to be wary of subsidy fraudsters

15 September 2020

Rural Payments Agency updates guidance

'Accidental' farm blaze in NI kills 6,000 chickens

15 September 2020

Thousands of chickens killed in Co Tyrone fire

Police work with farmers to combat cannabis fly-tipping

11 September 2020

Operation clamps down on illegal dumping

Out-of-control dog kills six sheep in Scottish Borders

11 September 2020

Police urge dog owners to be more responsible

Thieves steal specialist farm equipment worth £9,000

10 September 2020

High-value theft happened in Yorkshire

Farmer dies after bull incident in Aberdeenshire

10 September 2020

Farmers urged to take proper safety measures

'Accidental' farm fire kills 2,000 pigs in NI

9 September 2020

Losses said to be 'quite substantial'

Farmers told to 'pin it or pen it' to deter GPS thieves

8 September 2020

Tech savvy GPS thieves continue to target farms

NFU calls for 'archaic' 1931 Game Act to modernise

7 September 2020

Law change needed to help tackle rural crime

94% say rural crime 'significantly impacts' their area

4 September 2020

Survey shines light on impact of rural crime

Plumpton College ordered to pay out £95k after slurry pollution

3 September 2020

Agri college 'significantly polluted' nearby stream

Police recover stolen Land Rover Defender in maize field

3 September 2020

Police said vehicle was stripped of its parts

Sheep killed following dog attack in Powys

2 September 2020

Police urge witnesses to come forward

Scottish landowners seek tougher penalties for sheep worrying

31 August 2020

The crime cost farmers £1.2m last year

'Hero' farmer praised for saving livestock from overturned lorry

27 August 2020

He saved over 60 trapped livestock

Views needed on impact of sea eagles on farms

27 August 2020

Growing reports of attacks on sheep

Farmer's son praised for using agri equipment to tackle wildfires

26 August 2020

Slurry equipment effective against moorland fires

Late-night rescue mission saves drowning heifer from river

26 August 2020

12-strong team helped save the animal