A five-year report from the Scottish government has revealed that banned pesticide Carbofuran has been used in 70 percent of reported raptor poisonings in the country since 2009.
Farmers for Action has announced that no new protests will be held until after a Parliamentary meeting on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the NFU has called on retailers not to pass on price cuts to those further down the supply chain.
An NFU-commissioned report suggests that yields of some crops could fall by up to 50 percent if crop protection products are banned in the EU. However, the report has been criticised as unscientific scaremongering.
The average value of English farmland has risen by 2% to £10,100 per acre in 2014, with no change in values in since June, report Smiths Gore
The availability of iconic British foods could be drastically reduced according to an independent report released today by farm business consultants Andersons.