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Now is the time to open gates to the public

News Last edited 22/11/19
In preparation for the 15th anniversary of its Open Farm Sunday event, Linking Environment And Farming (LEAF) undertook research to determine how British people feel about visiting our nation’s farms.

Young Farmers to plant more than 9,000 trees to combat climate change

News Last edited 14/11/19
First 735 trees to be planted on Saturday 16 November 2019.

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.

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