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Over 1000ha of Welsh peatland restored in 2021/22

Over 1000ha of Welsh peatland restored in 2021/22

More than 100ha of peatland was restored in Wales during 2021/2022, according to a new Natural Resources Wales (NRW) report....

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Rare ‘dust devil’ forms after Suffolk field fire

Rare ‘dust devil’ forms after Suffolk field fire

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service has shared a video (watch it below) of a dust devil that...

August 12, 2022

Revenge-seeking trio who hid gun among bales jailed

Revenge-seeking trio who hid gun among bales jailed

Three men who hid the gun they used in a revenge shooting among bales on their family farm in Leeds...

August 9, 2022

Met Office forecasts heatwave for parts of the UK

Met Office forecasts heatwave for parts of the UK

The Met Office has said that a heatwave is on the way for much of the UK, particularly England and...

August 8, 2022

US scientists restore organ function in dead pigs

US scientists restore organ function in dead pigs

Researchers from Yale University in the US have successfully restored cellular and organ function in pigs a full hour after...

August 4, 2022

Illegal animal medicine seized at vet practice in the West Midlands

Illegal animal medicine seized at vet practice in the West Midlands

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has annocued that it has seized a quantity of illegal animal medicine during a routine...

July 29, 2022

Don’t be so hard on your hearing – top tips to avoid hearing loss on the farm

Don’t be so hard on your hearing – top tips to avoid hearing loss on the farm

In the Republic of Ireland (ROI), 25% of farmers aged 30, and 50% of farmers aged 50 have some form...

July 26, 2022

Met Office issues extreme heat warning

Met Office issues extreme heat warning

The Met Office has today (Monday, July 11) issued an Amber Extreme Heat Warning, as temperatures look to build later...

July 11, 2022

Jeremy Clarkson opens Diddly Squat Restaurant

Jeremy Clarkson opens Diddly Squat Restaurant

Jeremy Clarkson has announced the opening of his new on-farm ‘Diddly Squat Restaurant’. Taking to Twitter, the TV personality-turned farmer...

July 11, 2022

UKHSA issues heat-health alert for 3 UK regions

UKHSA issues heat-health alert for 3 UK regions

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has today (Thursday, July 7) issued a Level 2 heat-health alert in three regions...

July 7, 2022

Silage effluent: Farmer fined £15k for causing fish kill

Silage effluent: Farmer fined £15k for causing fish kill

A farmer in Leicestershire has been fined over £15,000 for illegally discharging silage effluent into a brook, causing the death...

July 7, 2022

Rotting carcasses found on Nottinghamshire farm

Rotting carcasses found on Nottinghamshire farm

A smallholder from Torworth near Retford, Nottinghamshire has received a 10-year ban from keeping livestock, after carcasses of a pig...

June 27, 2022

Tributes paid to well-known Scottish dairy farmer

Tributes paid to well-known Scottish dairy farmer

Tributes are being paid to well-known dairy farmer Derek Roan (71), who died in hospital following an incident on his...

June 21, 2022

Animal and illegal medicines seized at Heathrow Airport

Animal and illegal medicines seized at Heathrow Airport

Officials in Heathrow Airport have seized a quantity of animal medicines not authorized for use in the UK along with...

June 16, 2022

‘I’d like to see government prioritising farming’ – Clarkson

‘I’d like to see government prioritising farming’ – Clarkson

TV personality Jeremy Clarkson has said that in the next parliament, he would like to see the government prioritising farming....

June 13, 2022

Brothers describe Fulready farm fire as ‘frightening mess’

Brothers describe Fulready farm fire as ‘frightening mess’

The brothers behind Paddock Farm in Fulready, Warwickshire have described a fire that destroyed around 100t of straw and some...

June 3, 2022

Organisations sign new Public Engagement in Plant Health Accord

Organisations sign new Public Engagement in Plant Health Accord

A total of 29 organisations, including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the National Farmers’ Union (NFU),...

May 23, 2022

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