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Coronavirus COVID-19 – some useful links for support and information

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Advice, Information and Support for businesses, employers, self employed, and individuals affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The websites below are being continually updated with the latest information, so please keepRead More >

Government sets out its plan for agricultural transition in England

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The Government has published “The Path to Sustainable Farming: An Agricultural Transition Plan 2021 to 2024”. This sets out the changes the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)Read More >

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone across England

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An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) has been declared across the whole of England to mitigate the risk of the disease spreading. Full details, including an interactive map Defra measuresRead More >

DEFRA consultation “Reducing ammonia emissions from urea fertilisers”

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Ammonia is an air pollutant that is detrimental to our natural environment and is a pre-curser to particulate matter, which is detrimental to human health. Our statutory obligations to restoreRead More >

Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme – Round 3

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The Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme Round 3 is now open for applications. The CPSG provides investment towards specific items of equipment which will improve productivity and efficiency for farmingRead More >

Marches Small Business Recovery Grant – applications open Weds 14th October

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Marches Small Business Recovery Grant launched  A new £630,000 grant scheme to help small businesses across the Marches which have suffered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic has beenRead More >

Are you worried about the future of your farm

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The Defra Future Farming Resilience Fund is providing support to farmers and land managers in Herefordshire.  You are invited to join the programme. The challenges caused by Coronavirus, extreme weatherRead More >

Prince’s Countryside Fund Farm Resilience Program

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Herefordshire Rural Hub are delighted to announce that they have been chosen to run a new Farm Resilience Programme for The Prince’s Countryside Fund.  Family farm businesses are invited toRead More >

Three Counties Farming Awards 2020 Update – Nominations deadline 18th September

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The Hereford Times “Three Counties Farmer Awards” are looking to recognise creativity, best practice and outstanding work in farming in Herefordshire, Worcestershire & Gloucestershire. It is quick and easy to nominate yourself or someone else.

Covid-19 Farm Preventative Packs

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Following on from Herefordshire Council’s webinars for farmers on 10th & 12th August, the Council have created an online Farm Preventative Pack.  This pack is to help support local farmsRead More >