Restrictions have now been lifted following an outbreak of Avian Flu on a Hampshire farm earlier this month.
Farmers, landowners and growers are being urged to register for Rural Payments following the publication of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Handbook.
Major archaeological discovery sheds new light on the arrival of wheat in Britain: A group of Mesolithic hunter gatherers living on the South Coast had access to wheat around 2,000 years before the crop was known to have reached Britain.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today published the latest set of results from its year-long survey of campylobacter on fresh chickens.
A parliamentary committee of MPs has released an incendiary report on GM crops.