The CLA, which represents business and landowners' interests, has written to Treasury Ministers, arguing that the rates system which could lead to increased taxes for rural businesses is flawed and in need of review.
New research work is assessing the impacts the UK's changing climate is having on hedgehogs, which are in decline in the country.
Mathematical model looks at response to a foot and mouth disease outbreak in the UK.
Only 52% of food eaten in the UK comes from our farmers.
International research, led by two institutes i the UK, has shed light on how green peach aphids are able to colonise a wide range of plant species. Scientists hope this will lead to better ways of controlling the pest.