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A new rural crime strategy was agreed by the National Police Chiefs Council at a meeting in York attended by Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers' Union (pictured). Picture by Tim Scrivener.

Police forces set to get new strategy to beat rural crime

News 8
Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers' Union, is due to unveil a new livestock sales complex at Craven Cattle Mart in Skipton today.

Yorkshire relies on sheep sector that ‘needs’ free EU trade, says NFU president Minette Batters

News
The Government's new commitment to peatlands has been welcomed by Yorkshire conservationists.

Big cash injection for Yorkshire peatland restoration

Environment

Bob and Margaret Stanbridge find success in pigs and goats

News

Flamborough to host family-friendly puffin festival

Environment

Thrill of an urgent calving for Julian Norton

News

Scorching hot Otley Show is a timely fillip for farming

News
Farming Minister George Eustice said nobody should feel alone if they face problems. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Farming Minister George Eustice urges farmers to reach out over mental health

News
The Our Farm Heritage team in action in Nidderdale.  Picture by Rob Light.

Nidderdale excavations reveal secrets of Iron Age farming

News
A new rural crime strategy was agreed by the National Police Chiefs Council at a meeting in York attended by Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers' Union (pictured). Picture by Tim Scrivener.

Police forces set to get new strategy to beat rural crime

News 8
Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers' Union, is due to unveil a new livestock sales complex at Craven Cattle Mart in Skipton today.

Yorkshire relies on sheep sector that ‘needs’ free EU trade, says NFU president Minette Batters

News
The Government's new commitment to peatlands has been welcomed by Yorkshire conservationists.

Big cash injection for Yorkshire peatland restoration

Environment

Bob and Margaret Stanbridge find success in pigs and goats

News

Flamborough to host family-friendly puffin festival

Environment

Thrill of an urgent calving for Julian Norton

News

Scorching hot Otley Show is a timely fillip for farming

News
Stewart Calligan tries his hand fishing at Yorkshire's largest freshwater lake.

Stewart Calligan’s day of beach fishing at Hornsea Mere

News
This was a fishing trip by long tail boat for Roger, on a trip to South East Asia.

Roger Beck tries fishing in Thailand

News
The River Ribble at Horton in Ribblesdale, one of the rivers which has been earmarked for the new salmon catch and release rule. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Environment Agency defends proposed salmon ‘catch and release’ policy

News
What we have experienced is a normal winter, a return to normality, says Roger Beck. Picture: Tom Collins

Roger Beck: Rivers teeming with life while we moan about the weather

Analysis
The Yorkshire Post's Country Week columnist Jo Foster. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Jo Foster’s hopes spring eternal despite the downpours

Equestrian
Jo Foster finds she has her hands full with her Patterdale pups. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Jo Foster attempts to house train her Patterdale pups

Equestrian
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