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Beware of fraudsters targeting farmers who receive BPS payments

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Unfortunately, as a result of the publicity around BPS and other payments, farmers who receive these payments may be targeted by fraudsters.  Please be fully aware that these payments canRead More >

Annual Sheep & Goat Inventory in England

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Don’t forget to • Update your holding register with the number of sheep and goats that are on your land on 1st December 2018. • Complete an inventory of theRead More >

Grassland Derogations for 2019

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If you need a grassland derogation for livestock manure in nitrate vulnerable zones guidance, you must apply before 31st December 2018. If you have a current derogation, this will finishRead More >

Are you sheep dipping this autumn?

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If you are planning to dip your sheep this autumn,  you need to make sure that the way you dispose of your dip is legal. It is also important toRead More >

Herefordshire Rural Hub Co-ordinator – Job opportunity

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In the aftermath of foot and mouth in the early 2000’s Cathy Meredith was a key figure in the significant regeneration of the county.  The development of the Rural HubRead More >

Derogation to relax some Ecological Focus Areas

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The Rural Payments Agency has announced a derogation to relax some of the Ecological Focus Area (EFA) rules to increase the availability of fodder. This specifically applies to EFA coverRead More >

The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme – Applications open until 15th October

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Family farm businesses are invited to register for the third year of The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme. An area which is in an approximate 30 miles radius from the cityRead More >

Exciting opportunity for family farm businesses!

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Family farm businesses are invited to register for the third year of The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme from Monday 3rd September 2018. One area, covering West Worcestershire and North EastRead More >

Red Tractor Advertising Campaign

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The first ever Red Tractor TV advert will be broadcast on 12th September, in the middle of “Emmerdale”. The TV advert will run for 8-weeks on TV and digital channelsRead More >