“We were conned.” New hen harrier scheme will not redress land valuation losses for affected farmers

Farmers were made promises that land designated under hen harrier protection zones would be compensated for any loss in the value of their land. That hasn't happened as Tom Jordan has found out.

Editorial: Badgers the maligned creature

That's Farming Editor John Connell takes a look at the badger cull and asks is it really working?

UK call for natural flood defences could also work in Ireland

With both Ireland and the UK experiencing several bad years of flooding a UK report has recommended natural flood defenses something which could also have applications in Ireland.