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Farming safety during Autumn & Winter

3rd October 2017

Farming can be a hazardous occupation and accounts for about 19% of the reported fatal injuries each year. In particular, the main types of accidents on farms usually involve vehicles and machinery, falls from heights, lifting and handling and hazardous...

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Pollution Prevention week – the importance of being an environmentally friendly farmer

19th September 2017

Pollution Prevention Week started on September 18th and will finish this Sunday on the 24th. This week offers an opportunity for individuals, businesses, and government bodies to emphasise and highlight their pollution prevention and sustainability activities, achievements, expand current pollution...

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Potatoes In Practice 2017

16th August 2017

On 10th August 2017, the annual Potatoes in Practice (PiP) event took place. Hosted in Dundee and open to farmers, agronomists, industry, scientists, press and policymakers, the event is the largest field based potato event in the UK. Bringing together...

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Ensuring agricultural sustainability food production systems

19th July 2017

The primary goal of improving the sustainability of our agricultural processes is to continue to be able to meet growing demand for food and textiles. When we consider future generations, we understand that it is essential for us to create...

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