Rural Life

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

Take part: Agriland survey on online behaviour

Take part: Agriland survey on online behaviour

Agriland Media Group has launched a new survey to garner insight into the agricultural sector in a bid to ensure...

April 26, 2022

Leave No Trace Ireland joins NI Environment Link

Leave No Trace Ireland joins NI Environment Link

Leave No Trace (LNT) Ireland has become a member of the Northern Ireland Environment Link (NIEL) and will now work...

April 21, 2022

North Devon barn ‘100% damaged’ in fire

North Devon barn ‘100% damaged’ in fire

A barn on a farm in North Devon has been 100% destroyed by a fire that broke out over the...

April 21, 2022

Rory Best urges public to respect outdoor spaces used for agriculture

Rory Best urges public to respect outdoor spaces used for agriculture

As a well-known farmer and former international rugby player, Rory Best, is adding his voice to the 2022 ‘Right Side...

April 19, 2022

Rhug Estate installs rapid EV car charging points

Rhug Estate installs rapid EV car charging points

Rhug Estate has teamed up with InstaVolt to bring in the latest evolution of its service – the installation of...

April 18, 2022

Pembrokeshire farmers encouraged to enter Baron de Rutzen award

Pembrokeshire farmers encouraged to enter Baron de Rutzen award

If you farm in Pembrokeshire, are under the age of 45, and can demonstrate your farm’s use of the latest...

April 16, 2022

Partnership launched to protect livestock from dog attacks

Partnership launched to protect livestock from dog attacks

Ayrshire rural organisations and Police Scotland have combined forces to highlight new legislation to protect livestock from dog attacks. The...

April 16, 2022

Norfolk man jailed for 8 months for illegal waste burning

Norfolk man jailed for 8 months for illegal waste burning

A Norfolk landowner has been imprisoned for eight months for storing and burning waste illegally at a site in Outwell,...

April 14, 2022

New measures to crack down on fly-tipping

New measures to crack down on fly-tipping

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced new measures to crack down on fly-tipping across the...

April 11, 2022

University of Gloucestershire awarded €500k to develop rural knowledge exchange

University of Gloucestershire awarded €500k to develop rural knowledge exchange

Researchers at University of Gloucestershire have won €500,000 in funding for a collaborative project aimed at improving knowledge exchange between...

April 10, 2022

Rural dwellers more likely to report high happiness levels  – DAERA report

Rural dwellers more likely to report high happiness levels – DAERA report

If you live in rural Northern Ireland (NI), you are more likely to be happy, be satisfied with life, and...

April 8, 2022

LMC welcomes academic questioning of Global Burden of Disease report

LMC welcomes academic questioning of Global Burden of Disease report

A group of leading academics – three of whom are Irish – have queried the veracity of the 2019 Global...

April 5, 2022

Former Derbyshire farmer ordered to pay £24,120 for illegal waste burning

Former Derbyshire farmer ordered to pay £24,120 for illegal waste burning

A former farmer from Derbyshire has been ordered to pay a total of £24,120 for two offences of illegally burning...

April 1, 2022

13 cattle rescued after livestock lorry catches fire

13 cattle rescued after livestock lorry catches fire

Emergency services in Northern Ireland today (Wednesday, March 30) helped to bring 13 cattle to safety after a livestock lorry...

March 30, 2022

Dog owners urged to keep their animals under control

Dog owners urged to keep their animals under control

Dog owners are being reminded to keep their animals under control around sheep and other livestock as the lambing season...

March 28, 2022