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Take stock for winter or risk financial losses

News Last edited 25/10/19
With winter round the corner, agricultural expert Will Kendrick, urges farmers to take stock or run the risk of being underinsured. This is particularly important, considering the high number of farmers who are falling victim to crime and the value of contents being driven up by new machinery and crop stores from the recent harvest.

Majority of farmers no longer permanent baiting for rats

News Last edited 25/10/19
Just over two-thirds of farmers no longer use rodenticides continuously around farmsteads.

Five arrested after migrants found in cattle truck

News Last edited 25/10/19
Five men have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into a crime group suspected of hiding migrants in a cattle truck in a bid to smuggle them into the UK.

Could drones be used to herd sheep?

News Last edited 18/10/19
A Harper Adams University alumnus, with assistance from University staff, is looking at the use of drones for sheep herding and is currently seeing positive results.

Winery turns to steel vine post manufacturer for help

News Last edited 18/10/19
Rathfinny Estate toasts to Hadley Group success.

Three-point plan to help control farm rodents

News Last edited 10/09/19
Farmers are being urged to follow a three-point rodent control plan this autumn to avoid significant infestations later in the year.

Port of Tilbury celebrates 50th anniversary of grain terminal

News Last edited 06/09/19
The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, which this month marks the 50th anniversary of its grain terminal, is the UK’s largest terminal for the import and export of grain.

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