De Sangosse donates to two local farming charities

Cambridgeshire-based agrochemical manufacturer De Sangosse chose to support two local charities with a farming connection in 2020.

Evenings with farming favourites in support of FCN

Fans of TV’s ‘The Yorkshire Vet’ and ‘Our Yorkshire Farm’ will be given a unique opportunity to hear from stars Julian Norton and Amanda Owen and ask questions during two upcoming online charity events.

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust top £1m of support for UK charities in 2020

With one in 10 UK charities facing bankruptcy this year, the charity sector is one of the worst-hit by the pandemic.

Online mental wellbeing platform praised by farmers

Online mental wellbeing community Kooth has teamed up with farming organisation RABI to offer wellbeing support and counselling for farming people. People from the farming industry shared their thoughts on the platform….

Festive support pours in for farming mental health charity

Rural mental health charity YANA (You Are Not Alone) has recently received support from a range of different sources, including festive lights on Ben Burgess’s machinery displays in Suffolk and Norfolk.

Countrymen’s club offers lifeline for retired farmers

A countrymen’s club that offers retired farmers a more fitting alternative to a day centre, has been getting creative to support its members during the Covid-19 pandemic. Sarah Kidby reports.

Farmer creates life-size Christmas tractor and Land Rover for charity

Andrew Wilkinson’s annual light up tractor is a popular feature and has raised thousands for charity over the years.

Virtual ploughing match raises over £5K for charity

The UK’s first virtual ploughing match, machinery show and steam rally, VPlough, has raised in excess of £5,000 for Air Ambulance charities.

New project helps farmers plan ahead and stay resilient through change

A new project led by national rural support charity The Farming Community Network (FCN) will help farmers in England and Wales plan ahead for the future.

Research to explore farmers’ experiences of isolation, loneliness & mental health issues

New research led by the University of Exeter and national rural charity The Farming Community Network (FCN) aims to explore how social isolation, loneliness and mental health issues within the farming community are experienced and managed – and how to improve support available.

UK fertiliser mine set for world’s deepest marathon to raise funds for mental health

A team of marathon runners will use the deep mine at Boulby on the North Yorks Moors as they attempt to set a record for the deepest marathon on record and raise funds for three charities devoted to mental health issues.

AB Agri ‘Chicken Run’ and ‘Drink for Dairy’ delivers for the industry

Teams across AB Agri, Britain’s leading manufacturer of ruminant, pig and poultry animal feed have come together to help the agricultural industry and vulnerable people during the COVID-19 crisis, in a novel way.

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