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Farmers urged to think before crossing

News Last edited 01/09/14
Network Rail is reminding farmers and farmworkers of the importance of level crossings safety as they gather their crops this harvest.

BASC urges gun owners to be well prepared for certificate renewal

News Last edited 01/09/14
People due to renew their shotgun or firearm certificate in 2015 should make sure they get their application in with plenty of time to spare, according to experts at the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).

Autumn boost for beef and lamb

News Last edited 01/09/14
A new TV advertising campaign to promote Quality Standard and Red Tractor beef and lamb mini roasts to reinvigorate the traditional roast category will hit the small screens this autumn.

Bank announces three year commitment to support British farming

News Last edited 22/08/14
Lloyds Bank Agriculture has announced its intention to commit substantial funding over the next three years to rural charity The Prince’s Countryside Fund. Set up by HRH The Prince of Wales, the Fund supports the multitude of organisations and individuals working to keep farmers in business and rural communities alive.

‘Stop using dangerous sky lanterns’ says CLA

News Last edited 22/08/14
The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) yesterday responded to the newly announced code of practice for sky lanterns by calling on the public to refrain from using them.

Contract finishing supports new entrants

News Last edited 22/08/14
Over 100 visitors to an open day on a Suffolk farm learned how contract finishing has given an enterprising young man a kick-start back into pig farming.

Sharp rise in technology used by farmers

News Last edited 21/08/14
UK farmers are leading the forefront of using digital information technology to help every day decisions. Results of a new survey by Syngenta highlighted 64% of the farming community in the UK now have a smartphone with internet connection, compared to an average of 53% across the EU.

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