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Farmers are being put off taking part in enhanced measures designed to stamp out TB because the burden of bureaucracy is too much for them to cope with, according to Cheshire NFU county chairman Phil Latham.
The NFU has hit out at Defra Secretary Michael Gove for failing to offer any support to farmers still suffering from the effects of the summer drought, warning ‘a bit of rain does not wash the problems away’.
Jordans Cereals, with long term partner The Prince’s Countryside Fund (the Fund), have launched a NEW Sustainable Agriculture Bursary for students at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) and the University of Reading.
Valuable capital grants are on offer which will allow farms and estates to invest in improvements that reduce water pollution and could also save money – but application packs must be requested before the end of May.
Farmers in Scotland can expect to receive a cash injection under the terms of the Bew Review, published today (September 6), but the Farmers’ Union of Wales has warned the move could distort the market.