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Grant fund opens to applicants

News John Harvey Last edited 23/02/18
Sussex Lund, the grant programme established by Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, has opened for 2018 applications.

Water company should pay for billing mistake

News John Harvey Last edited 23/02/18
Fruit grower Peter Gray is demanding compensation from a water company which billed him for services he does not receive.

New chairman starts schools campaign

News John Harvey Last edited 23/02/18
Kent young farmer Lynsey Martin is the new chairman of The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC), representing 25,000 members and 48 county groups in England and Wales.

Rain lifts threat of water curbs

News John Harvey Last edited 23/02/18
January rainfall has lifted the threat of restrictions on farmers and growers taking water to fill winter storage reservoirs.

No new powers to tackle supermarket abuse

News John Harvey Last edited 23/02/18
Government ministers have decided against extending the powers of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) to clamp down on abuses in the food chain.

Count birds to keep green payments

News Last edited 26/01/18
Farmers, land managers and gamekeepers are being urged to take part in the fifth annual big farmland bird count (BFBC), which takes place between Friday 9 to Sunday 18 February 2018.

Dedicated to viticulture

News Last edited 26/01/18
With the nation’s millionth vine planted in 2017 and a further million predicted for 2018, a new magazine for Great Britain’s viticulture sector has been launched by the team who bring you South East Farmer and Farm Machinery.

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