Countryside criminals are becoming more brazen and farmers are having to go to extra lengths to ramp up security and protect their livelihoods. Some farmers are turning their farmyards into fortresses to ward off criminals and prevent tractors, quad bikes, power tools and livestock from being stolen. While offenders continue to target traditional “hits” such as Land Rovers and older tractors, rural crime is now a serious and sophisticated business involving organised gangs operating across borders. See also: Ultimate guide […]