Many of Cumbria’s graziers can now start to claim for their share of a multi-million pound payout, after a government U-turn in how commons farm payments are calculated.
Friday, 02 October, 2015 at 1:26PM
A leading Cumbria union official says Defra should remain the voice of farming, as rumours continue to circulate over its future viability.
Friday, 02 October, 2015 at 12:01PM
Chaplain enraged by interview comments comparing meat eating to smoking
Friday, 02 October, 2015 at 12:00PM
Rare breeds are becoming all the rage in Cumbria and the Borders - a fact borne out by the numbers of potential buyers who flocked to Borderway Mart in Carlisle, to see first-hand the unusual farm animals under the hammer.
Friday, 25 September, 2015 at 3:50PM
It's official. The Hodgson family have the best of the best in their Holstein herd , grazing the fields on the outskirts of Carlisle .
Friday, 25 September, 2015 at 11:49AM
TV naturalist Chris Packham's call for sheep to be replaced with lynx branded 'insane'
Friday, 18 September, 2015 at 9:52AM
A trio of young farmers are setting out their stalls to help shape the look of the countryside.
Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 at 5:47PM
Beef farmers across Cumbria have joined the move to reject Red Tractor’s push for lifetime assurance for beef.
Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 at 5:42PM
Cumbrian dairy farmers could feel the benefit of the latest deal struck with a supermarket on the back of price protests.
Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 at 5:22PM
Tough times are pushing increasing numbers of farmers to think of suicide.
Friday, 21 August, 2015 at 4:14PM
Protesters are preparing to target a major north Cumbria supermarket as anger over milk prices escalates.
Friday, 07 August, 2015 at 2:52PM
The annual Penrith Agricultural Show is a great day out for families so we’ve put together an all you need to know guide to help you plan your day.
Friday, 24 July, 2015 at 9:59AM
Farmers have been left “frustrated, angry and anxious” by the latest farm payments fiasco to affect the industry, claim farming leaders.
Friday, 17 April, 2015 at 7:05PM
Cumbrian dairy farmers continue to be battered with milk prices set to fall further in the New Year.
Friday, 05 December, 2014 at 5:11PM
UNION officials are calling for a raft of measurers to help Scottish dairy producers struggling to cope with crippling milk price cuts.
Thursday, 04 December, 2014 at 3:10PM