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Nuffield Farming Scholarship reports now available

News | Last edited 31/10/14
The latest Nuffield Farming Scholarship reports are complete and available to download from the Nuffield website.

Lantra invest in women

News | Last edited 31/10/14
After a four year hiatus, Women and Work is back and offering funding for technical and management training, such as supervisory management, health and safety, machinery operations, first aid, IOSH, administration and first aid.

Dog owners reminded to keep their dogs on a lead this autumn

News | Alice Dyer Last edited 29/10/14
Pregnant sheep when stressed are prone to aborting their lambs so even if your dog does not make contact with a sheep during chase, it can still lead to huge financial loss for the farmer.

Increase in tractor speed limit hopes to boost British farming and make roads safer

News | Last edited 28/10/14
Sick of the fierce honks from angry motorists and cringing at every risky overtake? Well, you're in for a treat.

Wind farmers say Olé! to hurricane Gonzalo

News | Alice Dyer Last edited 28/10/14
The stormy tail end of ex-hurricane Gonzalo might have dampened the start of the week across the UK, but for many diversifying farmers the weather brought a power generation windfall.

High demand for agricultural land

Property | Last edited 21/10/14
A lack of land supply has continued to shape Kent’s rural economy according to the Kent Property Market Report 2014

Co-op distribution centre blockaded by dairy supporters

News | Alice Dyer Last edited 20/10/14
On Tuesday evening dairy farmers and supporters met at the Co-op distribution centre in Andover, Hampshire to protest against the impending cut in milk prices.

BBC Farming Today presenter to chair farming conference debate

News | Last edited 20/10/14
Charlotte Smith, presenter on BBC1’s ‘Countryfile’ and Radio 4’s ‘Farming Today’, will chair the debate at the South of England Agricultural Society’s Farming Conference to be held on November 12 at the Showground in Ardingly and sponsored by South East Farmer magazine.