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  1. Agriland RSS

    Agricultural bodies join forces to form NI Rural Health Forum

    Written by Rachel Martin Agricultural stakeholders in the North have joined forces to establish a Rural Health Forum to lobby on health issues affecting farming families in the region. The Northern Ireland Rural Health Forum will be coordinated by Rural Support and will aim to influence public...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    NFU Mutual anticipates rise in quad bike theft during lambing season

    Written by Iain Hoey The latest figures from NFU Mutual have determined that rural thieves are targeting expensive quad bikes used by farmers to tend to livestock during the lambing season, with warning that this type of theft is likely to increase as lockdown eases. The rural insurer said...
  3. icanshootwell

    Fertilizer a little lumpy!!

    20 to 30 years ago we never had this problem, every year now I seem to get several ton that lumps together in the bag, and I do drop the bags on their side to break the lumps which does help but some are to bad and this happens.
  4. G

    Poll: Should NFU be lobbying AIC to change their rules?

    So, as we know, AIC have a set of rules which make market access for imported grains into our UK mills relatively easy. Yet the AIC rules make it much more difficult for UK produced grain to access these UK markets. Crazy isn't it. This is a straight forward issue, and one which is...
  5. Farm Business RSS

    Sunak Budget delivers tax incentive for investment

    Written by Alistair Driver Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget, delivered today, included a tax allowance that could incentivise investment in the pig sector over the next two years. The Chancellor announced a new ‘super-deduction’ for companies investing in new plant or machinery assets...
  6. holwellcourtfarm

    Recommend me a house insurer

    The House policy is due in a few weeks. We insured with someone else in 2019 but went back to NFU in 2020 as we were dealing with a claim in the adjoining yard. They've jacked up the premium 12% this time though to £985 for building and contents on a 3 bed brick bungalow. Who else do you use...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    NFU Mutual Charitable Trust gives £750k boost to UK charities

    Written by Iain Hoey Rural insurer NFU Mutual has has announced a £750,000 funding pledge to the Charitable Trust in response to the ongoing challenges faced by communities across the UK, supporting eight UK charities. The eight charities set to benefit from the additional funding are...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Farming Help Awareness Week aims to provide support to the farming community

    Written by William Kellett The Addington Fund, FCN, Forage Aid, RABI and RSABI are five agricultural charities that provide support and are operating nationally across either England and Wales or in the case of RSABI, Scotland. Each of the five charities provides diverse and unique support to...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    Inheritance tax reclaims reached six-year peak in 2020

    Written by Lydia Turner Figures released by HMRC to financial advisers, NFU Mutual, in a Freedom of Information request show there were 6,262 reclaims made in 2020, an increase of 763 from 2019. The number of inheritance tax reclaims reached a six-year peak in 2020 as more and more families...
  10. W

    Cancel your NFU membership now

    There’s loads of threads about Red Tractor and within them loads of moans about various quangos within all the Ag sectors. Guys and Gals for christ sake just cancel your NFU memberships tonight. Send emails to you local secretary informing them you are cancelling because of the likes of Red...
  11. Jackov Altraids

    To the Directors on the board of Red Tractor Assurance

    Dear Board Members, You will be aware that it has been some time since your conditions of employment were reviewed. Following consultation we are pleased to inform you of some additional requirements that will come into effect in November 2021. In order to demonstrate a full understanding of...
  12. REStracTORATION

    Insurance cost

    Not sure this is the correct section Business Insurance cost Customers vehicles covered Fire theft Road test Tools Stock Public liability Any company that you use that I should know about Had a few quotes, I thought with Xmas partys not going ahead the premiums would be cheaper 🤣 but...
  13. Rock and Roll Farming RSS

    Understanding and combatting dog attacks on sheep

    Understanding and combatting dog attacks on sheep Written by There’s been a worrying spike in incidents of ‘Livestock Worrying’. To understand this better and talk about what’s being done to combat it Will talks to Rob Taylor from North Wales Police rural crime team, Debs Roberts, a Scottish...
  14. Agriland RSS

    Massey Ferguson tractor stolen in farm theft in Somerset

    Written by William Kellett A Massey Ferguson tractor (pictured above) has been stolen after a farm was broken into in Horton near Ilminster, Somerset. The tractor stolen in the theft is a Massey Ferguson 4355 bearing the registration plate WA51 NLL. The tractor was also stolen with a front-end...
  15. Agriland RSS

    Dog attacks estimated to cost more than £115,000 in Northern Ireland

    Written by Rachel Martin Dog attacks on farm animals across Northern Ireland cost over £115,000 in 2020, according to new statistics released by rural insurer NFU Mutual this week. A recent survey of dog owners commissioned by NFU Mutual revealed that 64% of dog owners are letting their pets...
  16. Agriland RSS

    Dog attacks cost British farmers over £1.3 million in 2020

    Written by William Kellett New statistics released by rural insurer NFU Mutual today (February 2) reveal the cost of dog attacks on farm animals across the UK rose by over 10% to an estimated £1.3 million last year. A recent survey of dog owners commissioned by NFU Mutual in January 2021...
  17. Agriland RSS

    £2.3 million worth of farm animals stolen from UK farms in 2020

    Written by William Kellett New figures released by rural insurer NFU Mutual reveal that farm animals worth an estimated £2.3 million were stolen from UK farms last year, making rustling one of the most costly crimes for British farmers after vehicle and machinery theft. Although the pandemic...
  18. FutureFarmer

    Best Insurer for Farm?

    Just wondering what insurer everyone is using for their farm? Specifically things like: buildings & contents cover for outbuildings public liability tractor insurance I'm looking at ours and thinking it's a bit steep but I'm concerned about going to a more mainstream insurer who does not...
  19. Agriland RSS

    John Deere Gator and power tools stolen in Suffolk theft

    Written by William Kellett A John Deere Gator farm vehicle worth thousands of pounds and a selection of power tools have been stolen after a break-in at a fishing complex in Suffolk. Suffolk Police have said that the break in occurred sometime between Sunday, January 24, at 6:00pm and 8:00am...
  20. Clive

    The Red Tractor ACCS referendum

    The Red Tractor logo or brand does not appear on products that UK cereal growers supply the ingredients for so unquestionably has no value to end consumers of bakery and other cereal products The processors of these products including the likes of Hovis and Warburtons have stated that they have...
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