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See what’s on at the Rural Business Advice Day

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There’s lots of useful information and advice on offer for farming and rural businesses at the Herefordshire Rural Business Advice Day on 22nd November, 12noon-7pm –  stands, drop-in clinics, 1-to-1 advice clinics, &Read More >

Herefordshire Rural Hub appoints new Chair

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We are pleased to announce that the Herefordshire Rural Hub has appointed Liz Lloyd as its new Chair. Liz said: “I am delighted to be part of Herefordshire Rural HubRead More >

Herefordshire Rural Hub’s Mentor Programme – Volunteer help needed.

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Herefordshire Rural Hub’s “Achieving the 2020 vision for Herefordshire Farming businesses” is up and running and we have now have our full quota of family farming businesses on board.  The project’s aimRead More >

Simple guide to Duty of Care for managing Agricultural Waste

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Commercial businesses have a legal requirement to manage their waste responsibility. This legal requirement is termed ‘Duty of Care’. This requires the producer of the waste to ensure it isRead More >

Have you got your Sprayer Tested?

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All non-exempt pesticide application equipment in use, including slug pellet and granular applicators should have been tested by November 2016. For details go to: https://herefordshireruralhub.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/sprayertestinga5web.pdf The UK’s only recognised testingRead More >

“Duty of Care” to manage agricultural waste responsibly

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Commercial businesses have a legal requirement to manage their waste responsibility. This legal requirement is termed ‘Duty of Care’.    This requires the producer of the waste to ensure itRead More >

Red Tractor Assurance changes to farm standards from October 2017

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At the end of 2016 Red Tractor reviewed their farm standards and went out to consultation.  Following feedback, the new standards have been agreed & members will be assessed againstRead More >

The Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit

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The Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit is looking for farmers to be involved in their new and exciting project, which aims to quantify which management practices work best to improve carbonRead More >

“Bytes & Pieces” from WM Police

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‘Bytes & Pieces’ from the world of Rural & Business matters, a 30 second insight into the latest scams, solutions and stuff ! Stuck for something to do on Sunday 10th September??Read More >