22/01/2019

£1.4m given to retired farmers

During 2018, R.A.B.I paid out more than £1.4m in regular grants to retired, elderly, and disabled farming people. Around 84% of all the people R.A.B.I helps […]
18/01/2019

47% more in grants given to working families in 2018

R.A.B.I saw a huge 47% rise in the amount it paid to working farmers, farmworkers and their dependants last year, compared to 2017. The charity gave […]
17/01/2019
Driving safety forward

Driving safety forward

During 2018, 33 farmers or farmworkers contacted R.A.B.I for assistance following an accident. This year, the Farm Safety Partnership is reinvigorating its messages about health and […]
16/01/2019

The price is right for Arthur

A ‘guess the price of the feed wheat’ competition held by NFU Horncastle and Conningsby raised £755. Arthur Appleyard was the winner, who correctly guessed the price […]
14/01/2019

Farmers take cows on tour

From May 13 to 19, Cows On Tour will bring the farmyard into the school yard in Wales. The group, which is made up of Welsh […]
10/01/2019
Mary Maud and Kate Jones at a R.A.B.I stand at LAMMA 2019

Thousands visit LAMMA 2019

LAMMA, the UK’s leading farm machinery and equipment event, welcomed thousands of visitors at the NEC in Birmingham. Corporate development manager Suzy Deeley and regional managers […]
08/01/2019
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David’s story: How a grant helped after hospitalisation and TB shutdown

  Things took a turn for the worse for beef farmer David, who was hospitalised while his farm was shut down with TB. The bank stopped […]
04/01/2019
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Northamptonshire president hosts annual winter drinks

Northamptonshire committee president Willum Butterfield hosted the annual Winter Drinks event in his own home, raising £6,000. Guests arrived to drinks, served by committee members, and […]
02/01/2019
Matt Baker speaking from a podium

Matt Baker to host Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2019

Matt Baker, host of The One Show and Countryfile, will be hosting the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards for the second consecutive year. The awards aim to […]
02/01/2019
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Livestock centre quiz for farmers in financial need

The Monmouthshire committee is holding a quiz night at the Monmouthshire Livestock Centre in Raglan on Thursday January 17 (7.15pm). Linda Jones, regional manager for Wales, […]