Category: News

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...

Big screen mark eting for Dairy

CINEMA advertising will be used for the first time in AHDB and Dairy UK’s £1.2 million consumer marketing campaign, which runs nationwide for ten weeks and started on March 1 1 . Now in...

Badger vaccinationg rant available

A BADGER vaccination grant has been made available by Welsh Government. The grant is available to farmers, landowners and other organisations. The injectable vaccine for badgers is available for privately funded use in Wales...

Water abstractionlaw h as ch ang ed

IF you abstract water and were previously exempt from needing a licence under the Water Resources Act 1991, the law has changed and you may need to apply for an abstraction licence since January...