Lock on a farm gate© FLPA/John Eveson/Rex/Shutterstock
Some 56% of farmers have been a victim of rural crime over the past year, according to a survey by rural insurers NFU Mutual. And 47% of farmers who responded said they had been a victim of crime more than once in that period. The impact of offences such as farm theft, fly-tipping and hare coursing will be highlighted by NFU leaders in central London next week when they launch the union’s Rural Crime Manifesto at the House of Commons on Monday (17 July). […]