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Boundary change is on the way

News John Harvey Last edited 08/08/14
Farming and woodland are essential for maintaining the landscape of the Surrey Hills area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). But government cuts are forcing a rethink about the AONB’s future. In this special feature, we look at how the AONB is planning to work with farmers – and what funds apart from subsidies will be available for the county’s farms.

Farmers urged to take care around electrical equipment

News Last edited 08/08/14
With the harvest season about to get into full swing, farmers will be looking to make the most of the better weather – but working in agriculture comes with dangers too.

Appeal to adhere to metaldehyde stewardship

News Last edited 07/08/14
An appeal to farmers to take metaldehyde stewardship seriously for the slug pelleting season ahead has been made, as Defra, the Environment Agency and the water companies make clear their recognition of its importance to agriculture.

Farms are warned about forced labour

News John Harvey Last edited 07/08/14
An astonishing 29% of forced labour cases in the UK during 2012 happened on farms and in food processing businesses

Campaign to stop more farm deaths

News Last edited 22/08/14
A five-year-old boy was killed on Monday afternoon after being struck by a tractor driven by his father.

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