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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.

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.

Bursary to encourage young people into horticulture

News Last edited 14/10/14
Access to an already generous horticulture bursary scheme from the Horticultural Development Company (HDC) has been widened this year enabling undergraduates on all sorts of courses ranging from agriculture, chemistry and zoology to apply.

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