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Three-quarters of the land in the UK is farmed. Food production is a vital activity on which we all depend. More...
Roughly three-quarters of land in England is farmed in some way. The English countryside is hugely diverse, managed under a variety of farming systems. More...
The fact that there are around 27,000 farms in Northern Ireland, covering one million hectares of farmland, highlights the importance of agriculture to the rural community. More...
Scotland has nearly five million hectares under agricultural management, so farming and crofting have an enormous impact on the landscape and wildlife. More...
Farming in Wales is dominated by sheep and beef production. The dairy industry is restricted to the more productive parts of the country as are the small pockets of arable. More...
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23 October 2014
The RSPB calls for Defra to make "every pound count" in a new wildlife-friendly farm scheme as official figures reveal huge drop in farmland bird numbers.
22 October 2014
English egg collector who 'exported' crime to Bulgaria convicted
A new EU project aims to secure the future of one of our most threatened birds of prey: the hen harrier.
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