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Organisations sign new Public Engagement in Plant Health Accord

Organisations sign new Public Engagement in Plant Health Accord

A total of 29 organisations, including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the National Farmers’ Union (NFU),...

May 23, 2022

Lack of rural connectivity holding UK farming back – NFU

Lack of rural connectivity holding UK farming back – NFU

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has said that the lack of rural connectivity is holding UK farming back. This is...

May 10, 2022

NFU next generation forum calls for New Entrant Support scheme

NFU next generation forum calls for New Entrant Support scheme

The National Farmers Union (NFU) next generation forum is calling for an ambitious New Entrant Support scheme to empower a...

March 19, 2022

‘This deal today shows I was right to be concerned’ – NFU

‘This deal today shows I was right to be concerned’ – NFU

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has issued a response to the signing of a free trade deal between the UK...

February 28, 2022

Batters meets Minister for Exports to discuss dairy strategy

Batters meets Minister for Exports to discuss dairy strategy

National Farmers Union (NFU) president Minette Batters has met with Minister for Exports, Mike Freer MP, to explain more about...

January 28, 2022

Nominations open for NFU Poultry Board

Nominations open for NFU Poultry Board

Nominations for those who wish to sit on the national poultry board of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) to actively...

January 27, 2022

NFU uplands forum meets with Prentis to discuss SFI changes

NFU uplands forum meets with Prentis to discuss SFI changes

The National Farmers Union (NFU) uplands forum is calling for significant development of the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) to make...

January 26, 2022

NFU set to appoint new vice and deputy president as Batters returns unopposed

NFU set to appoint new vice and deputy president as Batters returns unopposed

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is set to appoint Minette Batters as its president for a third term as the...

January 11, 2022

NRM offer NFU members soil carbon measurement discount

NRM offer NFU members soil carbon measurement discount

Agricultural analysis laboratory NRM has teamed up with the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) to offer its members a discount to...

January 11, 2022

‘Farmers in England are extremely concerned about the development of ELMs’ – NFU

‘Farmers in England are extremely concerned about the development of ELMs’ – NFU

A new report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) into Defra’s new Environmental Land Management schemes (ELMs) echoes farmers’ concerns...

January 10, 2022

NFU welcomes government clarity on nature recovery schemes

NFU welcomes government clarity on nature recovery schemes

National Farmers Union (NFU) Vice President Tom Bradshaw has said that “British farmers are proud to produce climate-friendly food to...

January 6, 2022

‘The past 12 months have thrown everything at us’ – Batters

‘The past 12 months have thrown everything at us’ – Batters

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Minette Batters has said that the past 12 months have thrown everything at us, from...

January 1, 2022

Farming orgs react to UK-Australia free trade deal

Farming orgs react to UK-Australia free trade deal

UK farming organisations have responded to the news that the UK-Australia deal has been signed by both governments, and the...

December 17, 2021

Farming unions highlight need for EU-UK relationship

Farming unions highlight need for EU-UK relationship

Four UK farming unions have today (Friday, December 3) highlighted the importance of building a new relationship with the EU...

December 3, 2021

‘Protecting bird health and welfare is our number 1 priority’ – NFU

‘Protecting bird health and welfare is our number 1 priority’ – NFU

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is working with its members to ensure they can put in place all the necessary...

November 25, 2021

Budget presents opportunity to invest in climate-friendly food production – NFU

Budget presents opportunity to invest in climate-friendly food production – NFU

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has said that next week’s Autumn Budget provides an opportunity for the government to showcase...

October 24, 2021

NFU Cymru and NFU Mutual search for Welsh livestock champion

NFU Cymru and NFU Mutual search for Welsh livestock champion

After a year off due to the Covid-19 pandemic, National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru and NFU Mutual are again on...

October 3, 2021

NFU’s Harvest Live to teach 50,000 kids about British food

NFU’s Harvest Live to teach 50,000 kids about British food

More than 50,000 primary school students will take part in the National Farmers’ Union’s (NFU’s) Harvest Live festival this week,...

September 27, 2021