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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

Manchester meat wholesaler sentenced for six months

Manchester meat wholesaler sentenced for six months

A meat wholesaler from Manchester has been given a six-month sentence, suspended for two years, for failing to provide the...

May 11, 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

Antrim farmer fined £1,250 for causing water pollution

Antrim farmer fined £1,250 for causing water pollution

A 58-year-old farmer from Co. Antrim has been fined £1,250, and ordered to pay a £15 offender levy, for water...

May 9, 2022

Mixed-farming business fined £17,000 for harming water voles

Mixed-farming business fined £17,000 for harming water voles

A mixed-farming business from Norfolk has been fined £17,000 after it pleaded guilty to carrying out works on the River...

April 29, 2022

Company fined £44,000 after poultry shed malfunction kills over 27,000 chickens

Company fined £44,000 after poultry shed malfunction kills over 27,000 chickens

A company that manages poultry farms has been fined £44,000 after a computer malfunction in a broiler shed ventilation system...

April 28, 2022

Pair ordered to pay £240,000 for injecting waste into fields

Pair ordered to pay £240,000 for injecting waste into fields

Two men have been ordered to pay costs over £24,000 for illegally disposing of liquid waste from chemical toilets, abattoir...

April 22, 2022

Cornwall farmer banned from keeping sheep for 10 years

Cornwall farmer banned from keeping sheep for 10 years

A farmer from Callington, Cornwall has been banned from keeping sheep for 10 years after failing to provide adequate care...

April 21, 2022

Fermanagh farmer fined for water pollution offences

Fermanagh farmer fined for water pollution offences

A farmer from Co. Fermanagh has been convicted at Enniskillen Magistrates’ Court for water pollution offences that caused fish kill....

April 14, 2022

Farming company fined for polluting Somerset watercourse

Farming company fined for polluting Somerset watercourse

Farming company Velcourt Ltd. has been fined for polluting a Somerset watercourse with dirty, ammonia-rich water, killing hundreds of fish....

April 5, 2022

Armagh farmer sentenced for failure to isolate TB reactors

Armagh farmer sentenced for failure to isolate TB reactors

A farmer from Co. Armagh has been sentenced for failure to comply with notice to isolate tuberculosis (TB) reactors. Philip...

April 4, 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

Farmer fined after worker becomes entangled in potato harvester

Farmer fined after worker becomes entangled in potato harvester

A farmer has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries after becoming entangled in the contra-rotating rollers of a...

April 1, 2022

Man fined £11,000 for stealing over 600 sheep

Man fined £11,000 for stealing over 600 sheep

A 26-year-old man from Herefordshire has been ordered to pay £11,000 for stealing over 600 sheep from four locations between...

March 9, 2022

Armagh farmer convicted of transporting unfit animal

Armagh farmer convicted of transporting unfit animal

A farmer from Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland has been convicted of one charge of transporting a bovine animal that was...

March 9, 2022

Farmer fined for breaching cattle movement regulations

Farmer fined for breaching cattle movement regulations

A farmer in Northern Ireland has been convicted and fined in court after pleading guilty to charges relating to the...

February 11, 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

Armagh farmer convicted for transporting emaciated cow

Armagh farmer convicted for transporting emaciated cow

A 52-year-old farmer from Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland, has been found guilty of the transportation of a cow which was...

February 8, 2022