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Defra plans to release data to transform food and farming

Farming Minister asked to change rules on carcase-splitting

BWMB opens new depot at Richmond

BWMB opens new depot at Richmond

Fera scientist Paul Brown and the drone.

Fera scientists to use drone to check crop stress

Deadline for payment scheme applications looms

Body blow to farmers as Arla cuts milk price

Rural crime initiative to be tried in North Yorkshire

The 2015 Year of the Sheep coin featuring a pair of Swaledales.

Coin features Swaledale sheep

Mark Ludiman (l) with team manager Philip Boothroyd

Bruton Knowles strengthens Northallerton office

Mike Grace, Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust volunteer, surveying Hartforth Beck.

Project to improve River Swale

Waitrose twool bags

Waitrose offers shopping bags made out of British wool

RPA receives 80,000 applications by deadline

BVD Free scheme extended

Norman Invincible 8,000gns

Norman Invincible takes top price at Carlisle

Amalie is the first TuYV resistant oilseed rape variety

High virus infection rate for oilseed rape in Yorkshire

An Earthmill wind turbine.

Earthmill receives NFU accreditation to install wind turbines

George Dunn, TFA chief executive.

TFA steps up campaign for longer tenancies

Sheepdog demonstrations were among the attractions at Broom House Farm on Open Farm Sunday

Tenth anniversary of Open Farm Sunday attracts 250,000

Extended hours at basic payment offices

New managing director at milk co-operative

CLA urges government to reform compulsory purchase legislation

from left, Staindrop Young Farmers, James Stanwix, secretary, Matthew Bainbridge, tractor-run organiser, and Chris Dobinson, chairman

Young farmers on tractor run for charity

Banks offer help with fees if payments are late

One of Catherine Sayer’s first duties as NOAH chairman was to present a certificate to Thomas Sample from Carrs Billington, as one of their top NCAH students for 2014

Wensleydale farmer's daughter takes over as chairman of NOAH

Chris Pearson

Pearsons Farm Supplies celebrates 10th anniversary with open day

New powers to tackle fly-grazing

Ian Buchanan, the new BWMB chairman.

Ian Buchanan appointed new chairman of BWMB

BPS heads up ministers' agenda

Holstein UK chief executive Richard Jones

Dairy farmers aim to maximise herd value

Robert Neill

Sooty wins overall title at Beef Expo

John, Margaret and Jenny Sleight collect their award from NFU deputy president Minette Batters

Family wins national award for charity efforts

Host farmer Neil Marston

NSA North Sheep event at Cockermouth expected to attract thousands of visitors

(l-r) Newly elected trustees Jo Turnbull (l) and Jeannette Dawson (r) with retiring trustees Pat Stanley and Carol Rymer.

Former Chief Constable rewarded for efforts to RABI

Farming briefs

Philip Metcalfe of Washfold Farm, Leyburn. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Yorkshire dairy farm is a Gold Cup finalist

New farm grant scheme in County Durham

Pollinator farm walks

Phil Richardson,Bishop Burton College farm manager

Microchip system on trial with college flock newborns

The best of British on show at Expo

Job losses and price changes at First Milk

Ron McHattie is retiring after 18 years as chief executive of the Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society.

Cattle chief set to retire after satisfying career

Details on basic payment claims are issued

Lamb farmers must stay positive

Rob Walker with the family’s Skipton British Blue supreme champion bull

Brennand Invincibull takes home trophy

Staindrop rally day – James Stanwix, club secretary; Mathew Bainbridge, event organiser, and Chris Dobinson, club chairman

Young Farmers' Club reports

Rosey Dunne with students Charlotte Dring and Jess Milner

Rosey is "face" of Great British Beef Week

Survey shows stress causes disease in pigs

Visitors to the previous Grassland North event at Newton Rigg College watching demonstrations with a Massey Ferguson 7620 with two Kuhn FC313 mowers.

Latest agricultural machinery on show at Grassland North at Newton Rigg College

(L-R) Peter Bradbury and David Tite, president and chief executive of Driffield Agricultural Society; Tim Rix, managing director of JR Rix & Son Ltd; Susan Cunliffe Lister, Lord Lieutenant of East Yorkshire; John Clancy, Driffield Agricultural Society Cha

Rix Pavilion opens on Driffield's historic showground

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