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New website launched thanks to The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust

Forage Aid has launched a new website to help the charity reach even more beneficiaries and doners, thanks to funding from the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust. The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust is dedicated to promoting and supporting UK charities working in agriculture, rural development and insurance. It works towards doing this by making one off […]

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Plaques sent as ‘thank you’ to partners

Forage Aid has sent plaques to three businesses who have worked with Forage Aid in the last 12 months to thank them for their support. JCB Agriculture, Bailey Trailers and Map of Ag each received the plaques as a recognition of their invaluable contributions towards helping Forage Aid support farmers in times of crisis. JCB […]

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Forage Aid grateful for NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Donation

Forage Aid trustees were delighted to be awarded a significant donation by the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust which recognised them as a key contributor to the farming charity sector. Alongside other Farming Help charities, Forage Aid were chosen to receive a share of £739,000 made available by the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust to assist rural […]

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Start planning for potential drought, says Forage Aid

Forage Aid Trustees are urging farmers around the United Kingdom to start planning on how they will deal with possible drought conditions over the summer months. A very dry spring has left many livestock farmers with limited grass growth to meet the growing demand following lambing and calving. Some farms have reported grass growth to […]

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Farming Help providing support for farmers affected by Covid-19

The Farming Help Charities – Addington Fund, Farming Community Network (FCN), Forage Aid, Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution and RSABI, supported by The Prince’s Countryside Fund – are working together to support the Farming Community during the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. We recognise that this could be an anxious time for many farmers and farming families […]

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Forage Aid look to support farmers through another major flooding event

The Forage Aid team are keeping close to the evolving livestock farming situation in those areas recently flooded following the ongoing and torrential rainfall seen in parts of the country. Farmers in areas across South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and the Black Country have been severely affected with many livestock farmers seeing immediate negative impacts as […]

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Derek Mead Health Room opens

Forage Aid is delighted to see the opening of the Derek Mead Health Room at Sedgemoor Market, Somerset this month. HRH The Princess Royal opened the Derek Mead Health Room for farmers and agricultural workers in Sedgemoor Market, which was used as a base for the mass evacuation of cattle during the Somerset flooding event […]

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Yorkshire Dales Update

It has been just over 2 months since the devastating floods in the Dales and the Forage Aid team have been working hard with local businesses ever since to ensure that forage lost due to the damage could be replaced before the winter set in. We have been delighted and humbled by the level of […]

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Forage Aid Reacts To Dales Devastation

Little over a week has passed since the biblical rainfall in and around Reeth and a second visit by some of the Forage Aid trustees on Wednesday 7th August to attend the North Yorkshire Flood Drop in Session at Leyburn Auction Market showed that whilst the village is starting to clear up and the emergency […]

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