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Poll: Reward farmers for combating climate change, say experts

Farmers should be rewarded for improving the natural environment as the UK strives to meet climate change targets, says an expert committee. The Committee on Climate Change said the recommendation…


NFU calls for full inquiry into Lincolnshire floods

The NFU has demanded a full inquiry into flooding that destroyed crops across more than 220ha of farmland in Lincolnshire. The River Steeping broke its banks at Wainfleet after two…


Poll: Harvest time – early, late or same as usual?

Drought conditions last summer, following an extended cold spell in April, led to one of the earliest harvests on record in 2018. With no two years the same in farming,…


Flooded maize growers face wait to assess crop damage

Farmers with crops of maize under water following heavy rainfall have been advised not to panic. Growers in the Midlands and on the Welsh borders have been hit hard after…