10:00pm Friday 31st October 2014
A new online course at Queen’s University Belfast is set to examine global food fraud. The five week course entitled ‘Tackling the Global Food Crisis: Supply Chain integrity’ will examine the complex area of food security, with a focus on how a sustainable future can be achieved.
7:00pm Friday 31st October 2014
The Farmers’ Union of Wales today reminded farmers who have been unsuccessful in their initial appeals to remove land from the Welsh Government’s moorland area that they have until November 28 to submit stage 2 appeals.More stories like this
6:40pm Friday 31st October 2014
Halloween is here, and according to the RSPB, it happens to be the best time of year to see some of Britain’s biggest spiders. With so many benefits to nature and your garden, it’s time to start to embrace our eight-legged friends rather than be running scared.More stories like this
6:00pm Friday 31st October 2014
The average value of English farm land has risen by 2 per cent to £10,100 per acre in 2014 with supply remaining at historic low levels, according to the latest data. But the rate of growth has slowed and there has been no change in values in since June, the figures from Smiths Gore show.More stories like this
4:10pm Friday 31st October 2014
Beavers are thriving in the river Otter in Devon. But the Government wants to take them away. Friends of the Earth has taken action to prevent the Government from capturing a group of beavers living in the wild in Devon and placing them in captivity.More stories like this
3:40pm Friday 31st October 2014
To celebrate the Prince's Countryside Fund Raceday and the final Jumps meeting of Ascot’s season, the raceday will feature an afternoon of highly competitive racing along with a range of countryside inspired activities to keep the whole family entertained. The proceeds of the day will all go towards supporting the fantastic work that The Prince’s Countryside Fund carries out.More stories like this
3:10pm Friday 31st October 2014
For Christmas Tree growers the length and breadth of the UK, it’s the single most important honour of the year – who will get to have their tree stand proud in Downing Street over the festive season? That decision has been declared, and British Christmas Tree Growers’ Association member Colin Griffith was named winner of the Champion Tree category in the all-important national competition.More stories like this
2:50pm Friday 31st October 2014More stories like this
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