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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

Amber wildfire alert issued for Dorset and Wiltshire

Amber wildfire alert issued for Dorset and Wiltshire

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) has issued its first Amber wildfire alert of 2022 for its encompassing...

March 23, 2022

Red Tractor needs urgent review of pesticide stance – report

Red Tractor needs urgent review of pesticide stance – report

Red Tractor urgently needs to review and strengthen its promotion of non-chemical pesticide alternatives, including via Integrated Pest Management (IPM),...

March 15, 2022

Man who had first pig heart transplant dies

Man who had first pig heart transplant dies

David Bennett, the first person to have had pig heart transplant surgery died yesterday afternoon (March 8), the University of...

March 9, 2022

FUW to host ‘women in agriculture’ webinar

FUW to host ‘women in agriculture’ webinar

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is hosting a webinar on International Women’s Day next Tuesday, March 8. The ‘women...

March 3, 2022

Bird flu: Chief vet warns against complacency with biosecurity

Bird flu: Chief vet warns against complacency with biosecurity

The UK’s chief veterinary officer Christine Middlemiss is urging all poultry keepers not to be complacent and to continue following...

February 28, 2022

BSAS 2022 to take place in-person and online

BSAS 2022 to take place in-person and online

The British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) 2022 conference will take place both in-person and online this year, on April...

February 25, 2022

Severe Flood Warning for West Midlands

Severe Flood Warning for West Midlands

The Environment Agency has issued a Severe Flood Warning for Ironbridge, Shropshire in the West Midlands, due to extremely high...

February 21, 2022

Welsh gov urged to consider mental health impact of bTB proposals

Welsh gov urged to consider mental health impact of bTB proposals

The Welsh government has been urged to consider the mental health impact of the refreshed bovine tuberculosis (bTB) eradication programme...

February 21, 2022

Storm Eunice warning upgraded to a rare Status Red

Storm Eunice warning upgraded to a rare Status Red

The Met Office has upgraded the storm warning for Friday (February 18) to Status Red for parts of southern England...

February 17, 2022

78% of Brits against factory farming for cheaper food

78% of Brits against factory farming for cheaper food

According to a recent poll by YouGov, 78% of British people are opposed to factory farming practises which cause animals...

February 15, 2022

Pics: Essex barn destroyed in blaze

Pics: Essex barn destroyed in blaze

A barn in Orsett, Essex, England, has been destroyed after a fire broke out yesterday (Monday, February 14). Firefighters were...

February 15, 2022

Friday: A look around this large South Dakota dairy farm

Friday: A look around this large South Dakota dairy farm

This Friday and Saturday, Agriland followers will get a glimpse into life on the mammoth Drumgoon dairy farm in South...

February 10, 2022

NFU Cymru elect new president and deputy president

NFU Cymru elect new president and deputy president

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru (Wales) elected a new president and deputy president at a meeting of NFU Cymru’s...

February 10, 2022

Farmer sentenced after walker killed by cattle

Farmer sentenced after walker killed by cattle

A farmer in Lancashire has been sentenced for safety breaches after an 83-year-old man was fatally attacked by cattle on...

February 9, 2022

Young Cornwall breeder claims prestigious award

Young Cornwall breeder claims prestigious award

Cari Thomas, a young breeder from Cornwall, has been awarded the prestigious 2021 President’s Medal Award by Holstein UK for...

January 15, 2022

Travel scholarship programme for Welsh red meat industry relaunched

Travel scholarship programme for Welsh red meat industry relaunched

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has relaunched its travel scholarship opportunity after a two-year break due to...

January 14, 2022

Friday: ‘Farmer in Training’ Sophie shows us around

Friday: ‘Farmer in Training’ Sophie shows us around

Sophie Alpin Gregory will be taking over our social media this Friday, January 14, in another Agriland Takeover – on Instagram and Facebook. Sophie, a...

January 13, 2022