Rural Life

Investigation launched after cattle stolen from Armagh farm

Investigation launched after cattle stolen from Armagh farm

An investigation is underway following the suspected theft of cattle from a farm in Northern Ireland in recent days. The...

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North-south agreement to protect heritage of old farm buildings

North-south agreement to protect heritage of old farm buildings

January 25, 2022

Tiree woman takes prestigious Argyll & The Islands award

Tiree woman takes prestigious Argyll & The Islands award

Susan Lamont from Tiree is this year’s recipient of the Stalwart award, presented annually by NFU Scotland’s Argyll & the...

January 23, 2022

British Wool relaunches young farmers’ training offer

British Wool relaunches young farmers’ training offer

British Wool and the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) are collaborating for a fourth year in 2022, and...

January 23, 2022

New trustee appointed to the Dick Harrison Trust

New trustee appointed to the Dick Harrison Trust

The Dick Harrison Trust has appointed Martin Hall as a new trustee following the retirement of well-known farmer and long...

January 22, 2022

Decisions on rural schools should not be purely cost-driven – Sugden

Decisions on rural schools should not be purely cost-driven – Sugden

January 21, 2022

DAERA postgraduate students to benefit from £800,000 research scheme

DAERA postgraduate students to benefit from £800,000 research scheme

January 21, 2022

New plans to crackdown on fly-tipping unveiled

New plans to crackdown on fly-tipping unveiled

Environment Minister Jo Churchill has today (Friday, January 21) unveiled new plans to crackdown on waste crime, i.e. fly-tipping and...

January 21, 2022

Bird flu: Doncaster community urged to avoid bird droppings

Bird flu: Doncaster community urged to avoid bird droppings

People is Doncaster are being urged to avoid dead birds and bird droppings as avian influenza (bird flu) has been...

January 20, 2022

One dead and several injured in Lancashire bridge collapse

One dead and several injured in Lancashire bridge collapse

One man died and several people were injured after their vehicle and trailer fell into a river when a bridge...

January 19, 2022

US inmates sue jail over ivermectin use for Covid-19

US inmates sue jail over ivermectin use for Covid-19

January 18, 2022

TFA raises concerns over tree planting notices

TFA raises concerns over tree planting notices

The Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) is alarmed at the growing number of cases where landlords are attempting to evict farm...

January 17, 2022

£6.5m flood defence scheme to protect properties in Stoke-on-Trent

£6.5m flood defence scheme to protect properties in Stoke-on-Trent

In March, the Environment Agency is starting work on a £6.5 million flood risk management scheme to reduce the risk...

January 16, 2022

Scottish rural surveyor recognised as European valuer

Scottish rural surveyor recognised as European valuer

Martin Hall, senior director of Davidson and Robertson, Scotland’s oldest firm of Valuers and Rural Consultants, has been appointed as...

January 16, 2022

Agricultural land values rose by 1% in 2021

Agricultural land values rose by 1% in 2021

Agricultural land values in England rose by 1% in 2021, fuelled by a shortage in the number of farms and...

January 14, 2022

Farmers encouraged to take part in Big Farmland Bird Count

Farmers encouraged to take part in Big Farmland Bird Count

Farmers, gamekeepers and land managers across the UK are being called on to take part in the Game and Wildlife...

January 13, 2022

Non-native conifer plantations  may negatively impact red squirrels – study

Non-native conifer plantations may negatively impact red squirrels – study

January 12, 2022

RABI launches two new support services for farmers

RABI launches two new support services for farmers

With worryingly low levels of mental well-being identified by its Big Farming Survey, the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has...

January 12, 2022