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Webinars for Herefordshire farmers to make your business COVID-secure

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Herefordshire Councils’ Public Health and Environmental Health teams are running Zoom webinars for farms across the county. The purpose of the webinars will be to explore current guidance for ensuringRead More >

The Prince’s Countryside Fund celebrates Farmer Networks this National Countryside Week

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We’re celebrating The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s National Countryside Week (20th to 26th July). Showcasing their support for UK farm support groups, the Fund has launched its National Directory of FarmRead More >

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 >

Key Messages and FAQ’s from the Herefordshire COVID-19 Engagement Working Group

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Relevant to all The Herefordshire Outbreak Control Plan is available on Herefordshire Council website within the Coronavirus pages –  please encourage residents to read it to better understand the localRead More >

Defra consultation on “Contractual Relationships in the UK Dairy Industry”

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This consultation is in response to concerns raised that primary producers, including dairy farmers, tend to occupy positions of relative market weakness in the food supply chain. Consensus among agriculturalRead More >

Defra ELM scheme consultation has re-opened

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DEFRA – ELM scheme consultation & interactive webinars Defra’s ELM consultation has re-opened and is available HERE   It is open until 31st July. The consultation sets out Defra’s initial thinkingRead More >

Updated Social Distancing posters for English and Non-English speaking agricultural workers

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Posters have been supplied by Herefordshire Council & NHS Clinical Commissioning Group, for you to download and reproduce, giving advice for your employees on social distancing, and how to stopRead More >

Farming Recovery Fund 2020 (February flooding) open for applications

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The Farming Recovery Fund 2020 extension is now open, and is available to farmers affected by the flooding in February 2020, who are located in parts of: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire,Read More >

Dairy Response Fund 2020 – open for applications

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The Dairy Response Fund 2020 provides support to eligible dairy farmers in England who produce cows’ milk. They can apply for a one-off payment. Since the start of the coronavirusRead More >