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  1. NFU to have talks with First Milk…

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    The NFU is having urgent talks with First Milk after the co-operative today announced that it is delaying the next milk payment by two weeks, increasing capital levy contributions and recouping extra capital from farmers at a time when they Read the Rest…

  2. Arla slashes January milk price, the NFU explains…

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    Just two days before Christmas, dairy farmers supplying Arla have been hit with another price cut. This is a yet another severe cut which will be devastating for dairy farming families over the festive period and will severely affect confidence Read the Rest…

  3. Celebrate New Year safely without sky lanterns

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    The public is being reminded by the NFU of the huge risks associated with sky lanterns and urged not to release them during New Year celebrations. The NFU is highlighting the dangers as part of its successful Love your Countryside Read the Rest…

  4. Highly virulent Asian-American pig disease has spread to Europe

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    DATE: December 19, 2014 National Pig Association (NPA) press release Highly virulent Asian-American Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus has spread to Europe. The disease is extremely infectious — a thimbleful of manure from an infected pig unit is sufficient to infect Read the Rest…

  5. Natural England releases an update on it’s Hen Harrier tracking programme

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    Since 2007, Natural England tracked forty seven hen harriers, however the location of thirty seven of these hen harriers is not known. Four of the remaining ten are still alive, and it has been predicted that predation and disease killed Read the Rest…

  6. Update on Bulgy Eye – November 2014

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    Although there has been an increase in the number of moors which have reported incidences of Bulgy Eye this season, it certainly does not appear to be the case that the disease has “exploded”. Instead what seems to have happened Read the Rest…

  7. A pair of Shotguns and a day’s Grouse Shooting to be won!

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    William Powell have joined up with the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) to give you the opportunity to win this fantastic prize. Win a beautiful pair of guns and a day’s driven Grouse shooting worth over £14,250 courtesy of Read the Rest…

  8. A Cotswold farmer gives that extra 17% for conservation

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    Richard Benyon, the renowned wildlife-friendly Berkshire MP, who was awarded the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s prestigious 2013 Cotswold Grey Partridge Trophy for the miles of wildlife habitats that he has created for this rare bird, recently passed on the Read the Rest…

  9. Taking Gold

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     An exceptional day for the Kingham Hill School ‘A Team’ at this year’s Clay Shooting Magazine’s British Schools and Young Shots Championships! Sponsored by Banbury based Gunroom and country clothing retailer William Powell, the team shot fantastically to take the Read the Rest…

  10. Countdown to the Big Farmland Bird Count

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    In just over two weeks, hundreds of farmers from across the country will be taking part in the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) Big Farmland Bird Count.Jim Egan, from the GWCT’s Allerton Project, said, “The response to our Big Read the Rest…