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Welsh farmer fails to improve slurry storage, fined $4,000

Welsh farmer fails to improve slurry storage, fined $4,000

A Welsh farmer has been fined over $4,000 for failing to comply with an order to improve his slurry storage,...

May 19, 2022

Holstein UK CEO Sue Cope passes away

Holstein UK CEO Sue Cope passes away

Sue Cope, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Holstein UK, passed away yesterday (Wednesday, May 11) after a short battle...

May 12, 2022

Search is on for Wales Woman Farmer of the Year 2022

Search is on for Wales Woman Farmer of the Year 2022

The Wales Woman Farmer of the Year competition has returned after a two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and...

May 12, 2022

Renowned Fife farm for sale for over £3.9m

Renowned Fife farm for sale for over £3.9m

A farm in rural Fife, Scotland, has been brought to the market with an asking price of over £3.9 million....

May 11, 2022

Large barn in Leighton confirmed to be arson

Large barn in Leighton confirmed to be arson

Cheshire Constabulary has confirmed a large barn fire in Leighton over the weekend to have been deliberately set. The barn,...

May 9, 2022

Mixed-farming business fined £17,000 for harming water voles

Mixed-farming business fined £17,000 for harming water voles

A mixed-farming business from Norfolk has been fined £17,000 after it pleaded guilty to carrying out works on the River...

April 29, 2022

Farmers urged to share views on new Online Safety Bill

Farmers urged to share views on new Online Safety Bill

Farmers are being urged to share their views on a new Online Safety Bill which is currently passing through parliament....

April 21, 2022

NFU Scotland appoints new manager for Argyll and the Islands

NFU Scotland appoints new manager for Argyll and the Islands

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland has appointed Lauren Worrell as the new regional manager for Argyll and the Islands....

April 20, 2022

New rapid test will accurately identify bovine TB in herds

New rapid test will accurately identify bovine TB in herds

A new diagnostic test for bovine tuberculosis (TB) will accurately identify the presence of the disease in herds without the...

April 20, 2022

‘Serious accident’ on A596 involving tractor and Toyota

‘Serious accident’ on A596 involving tractor and Toyota

Cumbria Police have closed the A596 following what it has called a “serious road traffic collision” involving a tractor and...

April 12, 2022

Scientists to create tiny robotic bees for pollination

Scientists to create tiny robotic bees for pollination

Two scientists from the UK and the US have been jointly awarded £640,000 (approximately €767,981) to build tiny robots that...

April 8, 2022

Pics: Young bullock rescued from swimming pool in Devon

Pics: Young bullock rescued from swimming pool in Devon

Firefighters in south Devon rescued a young bullock from a swimming pool after he had escaped from a local field,...

April 6, 2022

Average farm income increases in Scotland

Average farm income increases in Scotland

The average farm income in Scotland has risen to the second highest level since 2012, after adjusting for inflation, according...

April 4, 2022

Weather: Snow to come as the week progresses

Weather: Snow to come as the week progresses

Snow has been forecast for parts of the UK this week, the national Met Office has said. Today (Monday, April...

April 4, 2022

Farmers among winners of Bees’ Needs Champions Awards

Farmers among winners of Bees’ Needs Champions Awards

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced the full list of winners of the 2021 ‘Bees’...

April 1, 2022

Farmer fined after worker becomes entangled in potato harvester

Farmer fined after worker becomes entangled in potato harvester

A farmer has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries after becoming entangled in the contra-rotating rollers of a...

April 1, 2022

Status Yellow ice warning for northeast England and Scotland

Status Yellow ice warning for northeast England and Scotland

The Met Office has put a Status Yellow ice warning in place for northeast England and Scotland. The warning was...

March 30, 2022

Lancashire mart fined after fatal employee incident

Lancashire mart fined after fatal employee incident

A livestock auction mart has been fined after an employee was fatally injured when he was struck by a dairy...

March 24, 2022