Category: News

Agricultural pollution – where are we now?

The data available for agricultural pollution incidents from January 2010 to February 2018 shows only 1 per cent of farms in Wales to have been recorded as having a substantiated pollution incident, but some...

The amazing ruminant gut

by Dr Cate Williams, Farming Connect Knowledge Exchange Hub, IBERS, Aberystwyth University The ruminant gut has evolved and adapted over millions of years into the efficient and dynamic system that we are familiar with today....

The British Farming Awards 2019 are now open!

The search to find UK food and farming’s unsung heroes has been launched as the British Farming Awards 2019 opens for entries. With the agricultural industry contributing more than £24 billion to the UK...

HSE warns farmers of livestock risks

FArMErs are being told they must pay closer attention to health and safety after HsE raises concerns over recent livestock handling incidents. Each year a number of people are killed or injured in incidents...

Do you hold the Golden Fleece?

British Wool has launched the 2019 Golden Fleece Competition, designed to showcase the exceptional quality of British produced wool. Managed by British Wool in association with JG Animal health, farmers registered with British Wool...

Wilding in the last

IT’S now two years since Y Tir published a cartoon showing a vulture with an RSPB leg‐ring hungrily watching over a farmer, in a scene aimed at depicting how a worst‐case Brexit scenario might...