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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Organic market continues to boom after successful Organic September

Proving small changes can add up to a big difference, new Nielsen figures released today show sales of organic products in excess of a staggering £100 million - equivalent to 3.6 per cent growth in September 2014 - as a result of the Soil Association’s ... [Published Smallholder - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Bad news for farmland birds, says RSPB

The RSPB has called on Defra to make “every pound count” in a new wildlife-friendly farm scheme as official figures reveal another huge drop in the number of bird species, such as turtle dove, skylark and yellowhammer, reliant on farmed landscapes.The ... [Published Smallholder - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

French honey farmers face record low harvest

French honey producers in France are facing an all time low harvest which will leave them fighting for survival.A survey of its 20,000 members found harvest amounts are between 50 and 80 per cent on last year and the union representing the industry, Unaf, ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 30 2014]
Entities: farmer, France, Pesticide
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Christine Walkden champions tree planting this November

November is a great month to start thinking about the year ahead and is often considered as nature’s time to plant, due to moderate temperatures and rainfall. It is the perfect time as it allows plants to root and acclimatize before the onset of summer ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Grieving father urges new approach

The father of two young British Muslims killed while fighting in Syria has said his grief "cannot be described" as he claimed the Government was "criminalising" young Britons who have travelled to the war-torn country.Abubaker Deghayes said his 17-year-old ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Top of the Flocks - music helps hens lay more eggs

Chickens don't like loud noises but lay more eggs when listening to classical musicFirst published in NewsThe Happy Egg Company has released the first ever album for hens to help their hens feel even more relaxed while they lay their tasty eggs.‘Top ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

New Badger Cull Poll: Nine Out of Ten Say ‘Stop Culling and Do it the Welsh Way

Results from a new poll on the controversial badger cull show that nine out of ten people who express an opinion (89 per cent) want the UK government to stop culling badgers and follow the Welsh by combatting bovine TB (bTB) through cattle measures a ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Doctor 'unlawfully killed' in Syria

A jury has returned a verdict of unlawful killing at an inquest into the death of British doctor in a Syrian prison.Abbas Khan, a 32-year-old father-of-two from London, died on December 16 2013 while in custody in Damascus.His family claim he was murdered, ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mary Arden’s Farm wins Best Organic Farm Visit 2014

Mary Arden’s Farm in Warwickshire, has won the Best Organic Farm Visit category at the 2014 Soil Association Organic Awards recently. The other finalist in this category was Sheepdrove Organic Farm in Berkshire.Previously known as the Organic Food Awards, ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

MP calls for robust action to halt decline of pollinator species

Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton led a debate in the House of Commons yesterday calling for robust action to be taken to halt the decline of pollinator species.Recent years have seen the numbers of pollinating insects reduce. Bees have been particularly ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

How to buy a smallholding

Looking for a suitable smallholding can be an adventure in itself. Smallholdings all differ; from the number of bedrooms in the house, to the amount of land they have, what outbuildings there are and exactly where it is in the country, all play a part ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

HRH Princess Royal to visit the 25th Royal Welsh Winter Fair

We are delighted that HRH The Princess Royal has accepted an invitation to join in with the silver jubilee celebrations at this year’s 25th Royal Welsh Winter Fair.Joining us on the second day of the event, Tuesday December 2, this will be The Princess ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 16 2014]

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In footage shown on Sky News, he said: "The grief for my sons Jaffar and Abdullah cannot be described. My words fail to describe it."
Dominic Dyer, of the Badger Trust and Care for the Wild, said: "I think there's no doubt that the British people want to see the back of this cull. Nine out of ten is a stunning endorsement of the Welsh government's no-cull policy, and a strong rebuke to the BritishBritish government."
"There was no justice in Syria like we have British justice here - no court, no justice - otherwise my son would have been released."

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French honey farmers face record low harvest [Published Smallholder - Oct 30 2014]
Christine Walkden champions tree planting this ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 29 2014]
Grieving father urges new approach [Published Smallholder - Oct 28 2014]
Top of the Flocks - music helps hens lay more eggs [Published Smallholder - Oct 28 2014]
New Badger Cull Poll: Nine Out of Ten Say ‘Stop... [Published Smallholder - Oct 28 2014]
Doctor 'unlawfully killed' in Syria [Published Smallholder - Oct 27 2014]
MP calls for robust action to halt decline of p... [Published Smallholder - Oct 17 2014]
How to buy a smallholding [Published Smallholder - Oct 17 2014]
Mary Arden’s Farm wins Best Organic Farm Visit ... [Published Smallholder - Oct 17 2014]
HRH Princess Royal to visit the 25th Royal Wels... [Published Smallholder - Oct 16 2014]
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