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  1. 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…

  2. Sloe Gin Challenge!

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    The Feathers Hotel in Woodstock, holder of the Guinness World Record for the largest number of gins, totalling 181 bottles, is searching for the best Sloe Gin in the UK. The Sloe Gin Challenge will be held Friday 29 and Read the Rest…

  3. Spotlight on record-breaking woodcock flights in west Wales

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    They have been widely featured on the BBC programme Springwatch as well as the BBC’s One Show. Now the secret life of the elusive woodcock is being revealed in west Wales by one of the world’s leading authorities on woodcock Read the Rest…

  4. Tom Payne – Shooting Instructor

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    Having recently featured in Fieldsports magazine and The Shooting Times, Oxfordshire based Shooting Instructor Tom Payne is certainly on the up. A farmer’s son, having shot from the age of 8, shooting is very much in Tom’s blood. After finishing Read the Rest…

  5. Water for Food group

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    The ‘Water for Food’ group has issued a reminder to farmers during the current heat wave that farm businesses will need to increasingly plan against the risk of water scarcity in future. The group was created during the 2012 drought Read the Rest…

  6. NPA calls for help keeping deadly disease out of Britain

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    NPA has asked everyone in British agriculture to help keep a new pig disease out of Europe. Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus has been present in this country in a mild form for over 40 years. But new strains which have Read the Rest…

  7. 8/10 people in UK can’t identify an ash tree leaf

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    Eight out of ten people (83%) in Britain are unable to identify an ash leaf when shown an image of one, which worsens for 18-24 year olds where it slips to nine out of ten (90%). And only half of Read the Rest…

  8. Shot for the Pot

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     27 OCTOBER – 3NOVEMBER 2013 Shot for the Pot is a fundraiser aimed at promoting and celebrating British wild game. Countryside Alliance members are invited to sign up now to host an event  involving  wild game and local British produce Read the Rest…

  9. Asulox

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    Asulam is a herbicide used in horticulture and agriculture. It’s predominantly used to kill bracken, docks and as an antiviral agent. Asulam was declared not approved by the “Commission Implementing Regulation” (EU) No 1045/2011 as of 19 October 2011, concerning Read the Rest…

  10. William Powell Offers FREE Tuition

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    Inspired by National Shooting Week, and always keen to encourage new people of all ages and abilities to the sport of shooting, William Powell recently put on an evening of FREE shooting tuition at their local clay ground. Thursday 27th Read the Rest…