Agri safety and rural crime news around the UK

21 November 2019



Stolen tractor used in ATM robbery attempt

20 November 2019

The incident happened in Northern Ireland

Sheep shearing event raises £10k for air ambulance charity

20 November 2019

Welsh farmers took part in annual fundraiser

Police appeal to farmers in search for missing woman

19 November 2019

The woman is believed to have been murdered

Teens charged with causing unnecessary suffering to sheep

18 November 2019

The incidents happened in April and May

CCTV shows man stealing 20 litres of tractor diesel

15 November 2019

Footage released after theft of red diesel

Farmer relies on boat after flood leaves him stranded

15 November 2019

Over a thousand acres in Lincs remains flooded

Brothers who fed livestock mince pies sentenced

15 November 2019

They fed livestock waste food

Farmers told to adopt pilot-like 'checklist' to improve safety

14 November 2019

Safety checklist is similar to that used by pilots

Prize-winning farmer fined for causing cruelty to sheep

13 November 2019

24-year-old ordered to pay out thousands

Belgian activists blamed for deaths of 500 ducks

13 November 2019

Animal rights campaigners blamed by producer

Charity to fast-track payments to flood-stricken farmers

12 November 2019

Affected farmers to receive emergency funds

Five Aberdeen Angus cattle stolen from NI farm

12 November 2019

Police are urging for more information

Farm ordered to pay out £20k after worker left blinded

12 November 2019

Employee blinded by cleaning material

1,000 acres of Lincs farmland remains flooded

12 November 2019

Torrential downpour cuts farms off

Farmers reminded of legal obligation to keep roads mud-free

11 November 2019

Reports from drivers of dangerous conditions

Sheep killed in Wiltshire livestock worrying incidents

11 November 2019

The incidents occur within days of each other

NFU welcomes plans to launch waste crime unit

10 November 2019

It will battle the 'nightmare' scale of the crime

Specialist flood rescue teams on standby to help farmers

8 November 2019

Downpours have flooded parts of England

Fly-tipping incidents increase in England

7 November 2019

The devastating crime is on an upward trend

More than 50 workers affected by farm 'chemical leak'

7 November 2019

Incident happened near Maidstone in Kent

Farm ordered to pay £28k after telescopic handler death

6 November 2019

Retired farm worker was driven over and killed

UK's deadliest industry is still agriculture, figures show

6 November 2019

HSE releases new report

Tractor pulling 11t of potatoes 'fishtails into ditch'

5 November 2019

Driver escapes with minor injuries

Northants farmer fined for fouling SSSI

5 November 2019

He was ordered to pay out thousands

Estranged wife found guilty of farmer's murder

5 November 2019

William Taylor's body was found earlier this year

Man given custodial sentence after hiding dead pigs

4 November 2019

He failed to dispose of dead animals

'No cold callers' scheme launched for farmers

30 October 2019

Scheme aims to protect farmers

JCB donates machinery to flood-affected farmers

29 October 2019

Practical support given to family farms

Warning over illegal operators dumping waste

28 October 2019

Farmers urged to be aware

25-year-old man killed in machinery accident

28 October 2019

Accident happened on a Scottish Borders farm