Livestock market fined over £80k after man was killed by escaped cow 

A Welsh livestock market has been fined over £80,000 following a tragic incident and the death of a 75-year-old man. 

Farmers urged to protect combines from fires this harvest

Farmers and agricultural contractors have been warned to take extra measures before this year’s harvest to protect their farms against devastating fires.   

Food security lacking from election campaigns, open letter says

Food and drink organisations have written an open letter to party leaders, expressing their frustration over the lack of food security coverage in their campaigns.

Colchester Council invites landowners to propose land for BNG

Colchester City Council is inviting landowners to propose land within the Colchester district for offsite biodiversity net gain (BNG).

Search launched for new tenant to take over traditional Cornish farmstead  

A traditional Cornish farmstead surrounded by productive farmland has been put up for rent on long-term tenancy. 

Tractor driver taken to hospital after trailer overturned

A tractor driver was taken to hospital after the trailer it was pulling overturned. 

Check out how volunteers help Swiss farmers save fawns and deer by using drones

Volunteers in the Swiss town of Forel have come up with the idea to use drones to find fawns or young deer nestled beneath tall grasses, preventing farmers from accidentally harming them with heavy agricultural machinery. 

Reform UK releases ‘contract’ for 2024 election

The party’s manifesto for farming focuses on promises to ‘help farmers farm’.

Labour manifesto: ‘Food security is national security’

The Labour Party has just published its 2024 general election manifesto, with pledges to champion British farming while protecting the environment. 

Green manifesto: Party would triple funding for nature-friendly farming 

The Green Party has today published its manifesto (12th June), including plans for ‘greener farming’ and more locally grown food.

BeZero Carbon publishes industry-first regenerative agriculture project rating

BeZero Carbon has just published the industry’s first-ever rating of a regenerative agriculture project.  

Conservative manifesto: What does it promise for farmers?

Prime minister Rishi Sunak has today (11th June) unveiled the Conservative manifesto, with pledges for farming covering planning reform, labour and trade deals.

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