Farmers

35% of English and Welsh farmers possibly/probably depressed

35% of English and Welsh farmers possibly/probably depressed

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has today, Thursday, October 14, published the findings of The Big Farming Survey, which...

October 14, 2021

Movement of untested BVD cattle to be prohibited in UK

Movement of untested BVD cattle to be prohibited in UK

Members of the Northern Ireland Beef and Lamb Farm Quality Assurance Scheme (FQAS) have been reminded to ensure all animals...

August 23, 2021

Does a tractor driver with a learner permit need to be accompanied?

Does a tractor driver with a learner permit need to be accompanied?

Currently, a person who holds a learner permit has to be accompanied by a fully qualified driver before they can...

March 5, 2018

Farm organisation calls for tougher sentences for criminals

Farm organisation calls for tougher sentences for criminals

Calls for tougher judicial sentences for people involved in rural crime have been reiterated by the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU),...

August 14, 2017

Hundreds of unclaimed bull semen straws set to be destroyed in New Zealand

Hundreds of unclaimed bull semen straws set to be destroyed in New Zealand

Close to 500 New Zealand farmers have been urged by genetics company CRV Ambreed to claim their bull semen stock, before...

March 12, 2017

Online applications only accepted in Northern Ireland from now on

Online applications only accepted in Northern Ireland from now on

All future applications for agri-schemes in Northern Ireland must be submitted online, according to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and...

February 14, 2017

Hundreds of livestock injured, dead and missing following Italian quakes

Hundreds of livestock injured, dead and missing following Italian quakes

Hundreds of livestock have been injured, killed or are still missing following a series of earthquakes in the central region of...

January 20, 2017

Movies farmers are guaranteed to watch this Christmas

Movies farmers are guaranteed to watch this Christmas

Around the festive season there is sure to be a wide array of movies choices on offer, with a mixture of...

December 21, 2016

‘The interests of UK farmers are best served in the EU’

‘The interests of UK farmers are best served in the EU’

The interests of UK farmers are best served by the UK continuing its membership with the EU, according to the National...

April 19, 2016

Dairy processors told to ‘think long and hard’ about further milk price cuts

Dairy processors told to ‘think long and hard’ about further milk price cuts

Dairy processors are being urged to think long and hard about the implications for farmer confidence if they are considering March...

April 18, 2016

Tesco UK extends additional financial support for dairy farmers until spring

Tesco UK extends additional financial support for dairy farmers until spring

Tesco has announced that it will extend its additional financial support for British dairy farmers until mid-April this year. Six...

February 15, 2016

Pics: Protesting Greek farmers hit police with tomatoes, rocks and shepherd’s crooks

Pics: Protesting Greek farmers hit police with tomatoes, rocks and shepherd’s crooks

Over 800 farmers are protesting outside the Greek Ministry of Agriculture today after the government there introduced further tax increases...

February 12, 2016

New grocery regulations to rebalance relationships in the food sector

New grocery regulations to rebalance relationships in the food sector

A new set of regulations have been signed into law by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton,...

February 1, 2016

Farmers in the east are offering to help their flooded western counterparts

Farmers in the east are offering to help their flooded western counterparts

Over the last few days, a number of farmers in the east of the country have contacted Agriland about donating haylage...

December 15, 2015

Got your basic payment? Be on guard against fraudsters

Got your basic payment? Be on guard against fraudsters

Farmers in Northern Ireland have been warned to be on their guard against fraudsters targeting the agriculture sector, by the...

December 5, 2015

‘There’s farmers out there sleeping with a shotgun beside the bed’

‘There’s farmers out there sleeping with a shotgun beside the bed’

The rural community are easy targets and there’s a lot of very agitated farmers out there sleeping with a shotgun...

November 24, 2015

UK police use sheep line-up to reunite farmers with their flock!

UK police use sheep line-up to reunite farmers with their flock!

Some 14 sheep farmers in England have been reunited with their sheep that were stolen between 2010 and 2013 after...

November 6, 2015

Non-farmers are buying more land than farmers in the UK

Non-farmers are buying more land than farmers in the UK

Non-farmer buyers have overtaken farmers as the main type of buyer of farmland in the UK, according to Savills. It...

October 2, 2015