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2022 Herefordshire Summer Grassland Competition – deadline for entries 17th May

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Open to all sizes and types of grassland farms Entry open to all types of farm/farmers with farms being inspected and judged on Tuesday 24th May 2022* (*subject to judgeRead More >

New requirements for users of professional PPPs

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Defra and the HSE have published new requirements for users of professional PPPs (plant protection products). Anyone who uses PPPs must register with Defra or the equivalent government departments inRead More >

Livestock Information Service open for reporting movements for Sheep, Goats & Deer

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The first reporting service to move from ARAMS to LIS is open now for  sheep, goats and deer. If you want to use this new service online, you will needRead More >

Review of items in the Farming Equipment & Technology Fund – reply by 1st April 2022

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Defra are currently asking for feedback on the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund ahead of the next round. Some of you may have looked at the list last time andRead More >

WHAT MAKES RED TRACTOR CERTIFIED BRITISH FOOD AND DRINK SAFE?

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Whenever you buy and enjoy food and drink that’s certified to Red Tractor standards, you’re tucking into something that’s always British, and traceable, safe, and farmed with care. How can you beRead More >

Countryside Stewardship online information events

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Applications for Countryside Stewardship (CS) Mid-Tier including Wildlife Offers are now open and close on 29 July 2022. Chris Seabridge & Associates, on behalf of Natural England, are offering twoRead More >

DEFRA update on Lump Sum Exit and Delinked payments

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On 8 February, Defra released the Government response to the consultation on the Lump Sum Exit Scheme and delinked payments in England. Lump Sum The response sets out how theRead More >

Are you a landowner in North Herefordshire? Would you like help and advice in creating wildflower-rich habitats on your land?

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UK conservation charity Buglife are working with partners in Shropshire and North Herefordshire to build a landscape scale, habitat connectivity project across the two counties. The project will seek toRead More >

AHDB levy payers invited to have their say

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In April this year AHDB levy payers will be able to have their say and influence the work AHDB does across the beef, lamb, dairy, pork and cereals and oilseedRead More >