Giving his judgement after a Fatal Accident Inquiry, the judge highlighted the particular dangers facing ’hard working, experienced, decent, caring’ farmers.
The map is intended to provide more information about local TB risks from local farms but has raised concerns about the lack of privacy for farmers who have suffered breakdowns.
Winner of the Sheep Innovator of the Year award in 2014, Mike Tewson runs a 1,500 strong flock of Highlander ewes alongside a farm diversification timber business and has set up a young farmer scheme to encourage new entrants into farming. Melanie Jenkins finds out more.
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Central Association of Agricultural Valuers conference hears land-based economy is underrepresented in planning issues
The NFU has welcomed England’s new agri-environment scheme but has warned potential applicants a number of key questions still need to be answered.