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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.

NFU’s latest advert

News Last edited 05/09/19
Farmers and growers, have you seen NFU’s latest advert on Sky Adsmart?

Innovative “Meet The Farmer” film trail showcases nature-friendly farming

News Last edited 03/09/19
People can find out the amazing stories of farmers of the South Downs National Park with a new “watch and listen” trail along the South Downs Way. The stories focus on how important farmers are to the South Downs, which is more than 75% farmland.

Comedy nights raise £14,550 for air ambulance

News Victoria Rose Last edited 02/09/19
When his 28-year-old daughter, Jessica Hutchings, had an unexpected cardiac arrest while driving between fields during lambing season, Kent farmer Richard Vant was keen to “always be in credit” with the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust.

Council wins in fly tipping case on local farmland

News Last edited 05/08/19
Ashford Borough Council has successfully prosecuted a woman involved in an incident where domestic rubbish was found dumped in a country lane.

Farmers move to improve pre-em applications

News Last edited 05/08/19
Undertaken over the past year at events such as LAMMA, CropTec and Syngenta application training meetings, the results from a survey of farmers and spray operators actions with pre-emergence herbicide applications are in.

Metaldehyde slug pellet ban overturned

News Last edited 30/07/19
In an unprecedented move, the decision by the former Secretary of State for the Environment to ban metaldehyde slug pellet products has been declared unlawful.

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