Housing and storage news around the UK

4 April 2020



Call to buy British as retailers import 400t of Polish beef

3 April 2020

Beef processor and retailers under fire

New general licences issued for stoat control

3 April 2020

Natural England releases two new licences

Coronavirus: Emergency document to help farmers in case they fall ill

3 April 2020

Scottish farmers urged to make plan B

Perthshire farm secures £1m to boost potato production

3 April 2020

Scottish potato business secures £1m

Farmers warned not to 'cut corners' after slurry delays

3 April 2020

Farmers scramble to catch up after delays

Sheep groups to offer farmers 'iceberg disease' advice via webinars

3 April 2020

Coronavirus forced cancellation of events

Soils should take 'centre stage' in Brexit farm policy, report says

3 April 2020

Royal Society highlights importance of soils

Retailers face flour shortage due to rise in home baking

3 April 2020

The UK is facing flour shortages

Germany to ease Covid-19 travel rules to allow migrant farm workers

3 April 2020

It will relax borders amid farm worker shortage

Arsonists target two farms in separate incidents

3 April 2020

Arsonists strike farms in the space of one week

Covid-19 impact on red meat sector is 'complex and far reaching'

2 April 2020

The virus has destabilised the market

'Much valued' farm charity worker dies at age 55

2 April 2020

A RSABI charity worker has passed away

Cereals to move online for first time ever due to Covid-19

2 April 2020

Coronavirus forces show to be virtual

Novel chemistry protects crops from fungal disease, UK scientists find

2 April 2020

Pathogenic fungi poses a huge threat to food security

TB testing in NI to stop unless under 'exceptional circumstances'

2 April 2020

NI sets out TB plan in response to Covid-19

Dairy farmers issued Covid-19 guidance to keep workers safe

2 April 2020

Tips to help sector safeguard their workforce

£100k fund to help farming community support groups

2 April 2020

Prince’s Countryside Fund unveils emergency fund

Tractor and trailer rolls onto side at busy A50 roundabout

2 April 2020

Police shared an image of the incident

Coronavirus: Farm opens drive thru shop to minimise contact

2 April 2020

West Sussex farm unveils genius idea

Coronavirus: Farmer mows giant NHS sign in show of solidarity

2 April 2020

He spent two hours planning and mowing

May milk price to remain same, First Milk confirms

1 April 2020

First Milk announces May milk price hold

Coronavirus: Single Application Form deadline extended in Wales

1 April 2020

Emergency measures unveiled for Welsh farmers

Essex farm employs unusual machinery to assist with chores

1 April 2020

Mobility scooter delivers unique helping hand

Matchmaking service to help link UK shearers with farmers

1 April 2020

It will fill potential shortage of shearers

Coronavirus: Landlords and farm tenants urged to 'work closely'

1 April 2020

Both parties told to adopt mutual understanding

New NFU service to report on coronavirus' impact on farmers

1 April 2020

Farmers and growers urged to use the platform

Coronavirus: Lack of labour 'toughest problem' farm has ever faced

1 April 2020

Soft fruit business said it could be 'devastating'

Farm worker sustains 'serious' injuries after tractor incident

1 April 2020

The woman was trapped under a tractor

Police appeal after sheep deliberately killed on Kent farm

1 April 2020

Ewe deliberately killed on farmland in Kent

Farmer slams PETA UK after using video of his daughter

1 April 2020

'Shame on you for exploiting my daughter'