A smart way to tackle crime
NFU Mutual’s annual rural crime report has indicated the countryside is fighting back against criminals who think these communities are easy pickings, as figures show crime is down by 15% on 2014.
Supermarkets bump up prices in milk row
Both Asda and Aldi have agreed to pay their dairy farmers a new floor price of 28p per litre for liquid milk following a public outcry from farmers and consumers.
Farmers sell direct to beat the dairy crisis
In light of the recent milk crisis which saw farmers send herds of cows through supermarkets, the online marketplace has seen a 700% increase in farmers registering to sell their milk direct to customers.
Jim Moseley appointed as next red tractor chairman
Assured Food Standards (AFS), the company that operates the Red Tractor scheme, has announced that Jim Moseley will take over as chairman from the end of November 2015. He succeeds David Gregory, who has completed the maximum six years’ service allowed.