Crops news around the UK

8 April 2020



Government gives Covid-19 safety advice to farmers

8 April 2020

Specific tailored advice given to farms

Coronavirus: Farmers tell retailers to act responsibly

8 April 2020

Farmers have seen disruption due to Covid-19

Coronavirus: Farmers told to be vigilant as fly-tipping surges

8 April 2020

Spike in fly-tipping due to closures

South Downs farmers collaborate online in green boost

8 April 2020

Farmers create online portal to boost landscape

Payments worth £19m made to 6,000 Scottish farmers

8 April 2020

Financial support made to remote farmers

Coronavirus: Govt urged to back support scheme for dairy farmers

8 April 2020

The plan aims to reimburse affected farmers

Farmer left 'frightened' after three sheep killed in grisly incident

8 April 2020

Bizarre incident leaves three sheep dead

Intruder attacks farmer from behind on County Durham farm

8 April 2020

Man attacked after confronting intruders on farm

Well-known farmers provide 'lockdown learning' to children

8 April 2020

Children will be educated on food and farming

White flour is healthiest it’s been in '200 years'

7 April 2020

Scientists demonstrate that white flour is healthy

New tranche of young sires widens breeder options

7 April 2020

New ranking for young Holstein sires

UK’s first dedicated virtual livestock sale to go ahead

7 April 2020

It will be UK's first online livestock auction

Avoid losing cash on mast agreements under new rules, farmers warned

7 April 2020

Warning to landowners about losing cash

Plant root hairs key to reducing soil erosion, UK scientists say

7 April 2020

Tiny plant hairs could play a pivotal role

Wheat field lab provides insights into growing without chemicals

7 April 2020

Second year of Innovative Farmers field lab

Coronavirus: Welsh growers urge public to buy direct

7 April 2020

Covid-19 has 'exposed supply chain flaws'

Boost in meat and dairy consumption due to lockdown

7 April 2020

Figures estimate big increase in meat consumption

Coronavirus: Farmers forced to dump thousands of litres of milk

7 April 2020

Farms forced to dump milk due to Covid-19 effects

Thieves follow milk delivery van and steal from it

7 April 2020

Van was delivering to those in self-isolation

Coronavirus: NFU Mutual pledges £32m rural support package

6 April 2020

Insurer unveils farming and rural support

Report applauds farmers' work in wader conservation

6 April 2020

Farmers play vital role in boosting wading birds

Vigilant rural communities help police recover stolen quads

6 April 2020

Police praise the 'community spirit'

Farmers to bid in reverse auction to undersow maize with grass

6 April 2020

It aims to reduce nitrates leaching into groundwater

Coronavirus: NSA Sheep Event postponed until October

6 April 2020

Sheep sector event delayed due to Covid-19

Farmers urged to make most of Woodland Carbon Scheme

6 April 2020

The initiative generates extra income

'Massive disconnect': Helen Skelton urges public to respect farmers

6 April 2020

TV presenter tells people to respect producers

Well-known Welsh farmer killed in tractor accident

6 April 2020

Tributes have been paid to Richard Tutor

Farmer abused by vegans for sending milk to self-isolators

6 April 2020

Anti-dairy activists attack NI farmer over deliveries

Medina Dairy slashes May milk price due to Covid-19 impact

6 April 2020

The processor called the changes 'regrettable'

Coronavirus: Farm safety in spotlight as children stay at home

5 April 2020

HSE calls on farmers to keep children safe on farm