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Farm Safety advice – what a good farm looks like

View this email in your browser What a good farm looks like – PDF booklet What a good farm looks like – farm safety advice.

Its that time of year, no school for the next 7 weeks and the children, grandchildren or even walkers with children could be passing through or …

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Manx NFU and Manx Wildlife Trust memorandum of understanding

Manx National Farmers Union and the Manx Wildlife Trust came together today to sign a memorandum of understanding aiming to deliver better collaboration between the two organisations.

 

Andrew Cooper & Tim Johnston from MNFU with Viv Davies & Leigh Morris from MWT

MWT and the Manx National Farmers Union came together today to si

Manx Wildlife Trust …

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Wayleaves and access MNFU & Manx Telecom – 2016

Copy of the memorandum of understanding between the Manx NFU and Manx Telecom.

 

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Plastic Scheme restarts in May

I can confirm the following arrangements for May’s farm plastic scheme:

 

Date Venue Opening times 7th & 8th May 2020 Kerrow Moar Croft, Lezayre 8:00 to 16:00 11th, 12th & 13th May 2020 DCS site Sunny Bank Foxdale 8:00 to 16:00

Also please ask them under the current circumstances to remain in their vehicle until instructed otherwise by site operatives and remind them Social Distancing applies at all times.

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Covid-19 farm sign, be responsible on farmland.

Following on from recent events we have worked together to devise an advisory sign suitable for farm use.

The MNFU will be following it up with a press release and Insp Gavin Callow will cover it on social media.

It has been confirmed that removing or defacing signs is criminal damage.

The majority of people are acting responsibly in the countryside …

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Thank you for supporting Manx agriculture

16th April 2020

Tim Johnston, President of the Manx National Farmers Union shares his thanks for people supporting Manx agriculture. Also thank you to the vast majority of people who are respectfully using public rights of way and not crossing through farmyards and farmsteads on route, and a thank you for supporting your local Manx food producers.

 

being safe around livestock|

News Release – be safe around livestock|

 

Back story; 2 separate reports of this happening this week in separate locations. People walking through random fields to get to Curragh’s & people with dogs walking through a field to get from the road to the coastal footpath/Beach so they can avoid car parks.

 

 

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Social distancing walkers are increasingly looking for new routes and ‘safer’ places to …

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Farm safety, pest management, mental health, dealing with self isolation & who will farm if you can’t?

Keeping the family safe.

Health and safety on farm is always important. It saves lives. But now, in unprecedented times and with the children home from school, we need to be extra vigilant.

Children should not be allowed in the farm work place (and for young children they should enjoy outdoor space in a secure fenced area). Any access to the work area by children under 16, for example …

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A guide for students and young people on farm

A Guide for Students

Guide for temporary workers on farm

A Guide for Temporary Workers