Diversifying into soya beans from sugar cane in Brazil
Last year, NovAmérica planted 2,700ha of soya beans on the 98,000ha of land it manages in the south of Brazil in a bid to diversify its business.
Shed and hills on fire as dry conditions heighten risk
A series of blazes has hit agricultural land and buildings and a status orange warning remains in place.
Casey calls for increased CAP budget
Additional requirements on farmers and inflation should be covered by EU payments, while a Brexit package should include targeted producer support, candidate for MEP Peter Casey has said.
Continued rise in non-fatal accidents involving livestock
Due to the majority of farmers being self-employed or sole traders, there is widespread under-reporting of serious non-fatal accidents on farms.