Rural Life

Bristol city farm to benefit from £2.2m funding

Bristol city farm to benefit from £2.2m funding

A city farm in Bristol is one of eight projects to have been chosen to receive government funding of £2.2...

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North Yorkshire project improves river water quality

North Yorkshire project improves river water quality

New wetland habitat, reduced pollution and a restored river bank are just some of the enhancements made in a three-year...

May 18, 2022

Stories from the farm of agri-influencer Tom Pemberton

Stories from the farm of agri-influencer Tom Pemberton

‘Make hay while the sun shines’ is a new book from well-known UK dairy farmer and sheep producer, Tom Pemberton....

May 17, 2022

Met Éireann issues warning for scattered thunderstorms

Met Éireann issues warning for scattered thunderstorms

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow thunderstorm warning for nine counties for this afternoon and evening (Monday, May 16)....

May 16, 2022

Top young chefs seek success at major national final

Top young chefs seek success at major national final

The Urdd’s popular cooking competition, ‘Cogurdd’ for young chefs. is back after a two-year break and Hybu Cig Cymru –...

May 15, 2022

BVA searches for Young Vet of the Year

BVA searches for Young Vet of the Year

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has begun the hunt for this year’s BVA Young Vet of the Year Award to...

May 14, 2022

Leading experts announced as headline speakers at Down to Earth Event

Leading experts announced as headline speakers at Down to Earth Event

Two leading figures on regenerative agriculture and climate changes have been announced as the headline speakers at Down to Earth-...

May 14, 2022

South West England to lose £883.7m in BPS money

South West England to lose £883.7m in BPS money

The total Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) amount lost from the rural economy of the Great South West (GSW) area in...

May 11, 2022

NFU Cymru’s latest Next Generation group meet for the first time

NFU Cymru’s latest Next Generation group meet for the first time

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Wales (Cymru) has today (Tuesday, April 10) welcomed a new group of enthusiastic young Welsh...

May 10, 2022

Goat farm fined after worker fatally struck by telehandler

Goat farm fined after worker fatally struck by telehandler

A goat farm in Yorkshire has been fined £180,000 and ordered to pay £20,000 in costs for safety breaches that...

May 10, 2022

Biomethane volumes in NI much greater than estimated

Biomethane volumes in NI much greater than estimated

Turning livestock manure and grass silage into biomethane could help to meet Northern Ireland’s demand for energy as well as...

May 10, 2022

Lack of rural connectivity holding UK farming back – NFU

Lack of rural connectivity holding UK farming back – NFU

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has said that the lack of rural connectivity is holding UK farming back. This is...

May 10, 2022

Entries ‘flooding in’ for Royal Bath & West show

Entries ‘flooding in’ for Royal Bath & West show

Entries for the Royal Bath & West livestock classes have been “flooding in” from producers around the country, including for...

May 8, 2022

BVA urges dog owners to rethink walks in hot weather

BVA urges dog owners to rethink walks in hot weather

Alongside their annual campaign to warn dog owners of the risks of leaving dogs in hot cars, BVA has joined...

May 3, 2022

‘Spotlight On’ Amy who manages 1,600 employees at UK pork processor

‘Spotlight On’ Amy who manages 1,600 employees at UK pork processor

A new episode of ‘Spotlight On’, the series of behind-the-scenes videos about careers in the meat industry, showcases Amy Witham...

May 1, 2022

Inflation looks set to flatten increasing farm incomes

Inflation looks set to flatten increasing farm incomes

Welsh government figures show how farm incomes in Wales for 2020-2021 were forecast to have increased for cattle and sheep...

May 1, 2022

Welsh walkers encouraged to follow Countryside Code

Welsh walkers encouraged to follow Countryside Code

As the weather improves, evenings get brighter and summer approaches, people visiting the Welsh countryside for recreational purposes are being...

April 27, 2022

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

The latest episode of Farmland, which shines a light on how the current inflation and input crises are affecting two key areas...

April 26, 2022