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Two-thirds of farmers experiencing shortages after 2018 drought ()
Two-thirds of livestock farmers are still experiencing, or expect to experience, a shortage of forage and fodder supplies as a result of growing conditions in 2018, according to an NFU survey. Farmers were asked about the potential impact on farms...
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Farmers urge public to keep dogs under-control this spring ()
Farmers have urged dog owners to be responsible and control their animals in the countryside when out and about this spring. Marking the Spring Equinox – the first day of spring – the farming industry has called on the public to pick up after thei...
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Farming union tells PM to prepare for EU elections or risk next 'cliff edge' ()
Theresa May has been warned by a farming union to prepare for the upcoming European Union parliamentary elections as Brexit uncertainty continues. The Prime Minister blamed MPs for delaying Brexit and told the public she in 'on their side' on Wedn...
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Second blow to Monsanto as US jury rules Roundup caused man's cancer ()
Monsanto has suffered a second major blow as a federal jury in California found that its Roundup weed killer product caused a man's cancer. It follows last year's case when a judge upheld a jury's verdict that Roundup caused school caretaker Deway...
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Lab-grown meat could be on UK shelves within 5 years ()
The UK is leading efforts to develop lab-grown meat which could be on supermarket shelves within five years, researchers say. Tissue engineering experts are growing animal cells on blades of grass, as they play their part in helping the UK underst...
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