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Bartonsham Meadows grazing land available for rent

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Herefordshire Wildlife Trust and Friends of Bartonsham Meadows have recently been informed that grazing land at Bartonsham Meadows will be available for rent this year.  The Church Commissioners are keenRead More >

Free online workshops for farmers in Wye Valley and Malvern Hills AONBs

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If you farm in the Wye Valley or Malvern Hills Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), you are invited to attend a free online workshop to: Find out about theRead More >

The Water Resources (Control of Agricultural Pollution) (Wales) Regulations 2021

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On the 27th January 2021 Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs for Wales announced her decision to introduce agricultural pollution regulations, which will apply to the wholeRead More >

Win a FREE machine for a year to get your business ‘Up to Speed’ thanks to The Prince’s Countryside Fund and New Holland Agriculture

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New Holland have teamed up for a second year with The Prince’s Countryside Fund for the ‘Up to Speed’ scheme offering three aspiring farmers the opportunity to kickstart their businessRead More >

Red Tractor Farm Standards Consultation

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Your chance to shape Red Tractor’s Farm Standards Red Tractor have opened a consultation on how their standards should look from November 2021.  Their proposals have been developed over 12Read More >

Defra consulation on Bovine TB eradication in England

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Consultation closes on 24th March Full details of the Consultation and online survey The government published a response to the Godfray Review in March 2020, setting out three top prioritiesRead More >

Defra consultation on Live Exports Ban

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Consultation on Live Exports Ban Deadline extended to 25th February Proposal to ban live export of livestock and horses (this will not apply to poultry) for slaughter and fattening. TheRead More >

Computers for Schools

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Computers for Schools If you have any old laptops/iPads which are no longer being used, please consider donating them to a local school. Children are being required to learn onlineRead More >

Avian Influenza – new housing rules for ALL poultry keepers from 14th December 2020

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Defra’s new housing rules will be in place in Great Britain from 14th December. The new rules mean that it will be a legal requirement for all bird keepers toRead More >