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Caterpillar linked to health problems in livestock

Livestock | Alice Dyer Last edited 28/04/16
Livestock farmers in and around London and West Berkshire are being alerted to an insect pest which can cause health problems to their animals, especially during spring and summer.

Growers warned watch out for yellow rust

Arable | Alice Dyer Last edited 28/04/16
Suspicions that the aggressive Warrior 3 rust race could be a threat this season have been raised with growers being warned to be extra vigilant in checking their wheat crops.

Landowners’ warned to keep grid rights to themselves

Property | Alice Dyer Last edited 28/04/16
The Southern Renewable Energy Forum met last week to discuss landowner’s grid connection rights.

On-farm assessments set to improve pig welfare

Livestock | Alice Dyer Last edited 28/04/16
The RSPCA is hoping to further improve the lives of millions of pigs in the UK by including welfare outcome assessments as part of its welfare standards.

City slicker gets fit for farmers

News | Alice Dyer Last edited 28/04/16
A dentist from North London is cycling from 10 Downing Street to Cumbria to show his support for farmers in the region affected by flooding.

Survey reveals wider implications of dog attacks

Livestock | Alice Dyer Last edited 21/04/16
Sheep worrying by dogs is causing around 85% of affected farmers to experience elevated levels of anxiety and stress, a survey conducted by the National Sheep Association (NSA) has revealed.

Rare birds spotted during the 2016 Big Farmland Bird Count

News | Last edited 08/04/16
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) 2016 Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) has been an incredible success.

Port of Tilbury expands grain terminal

News | Last edited 06/04/16
Significant investment increases capacity to 136,000 tonnes