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3 July 2015| Crops,News,NFU

The NFU is deeply frustrated with the process to consider its applications for emergency use of neonicotinoid seed treatment in the UK. The NFU understands that the Chemical Regulatory Directive (CRD), which is part of HSE, and the Expert Committee on Pesticides (ECP) made their decisions in May to not recommend approval based on the application not being sufficiently limited or controlled. It has taken over a month of confusion for the NFU to...





3 July 2015 | Crops,News,NFU
NFU calls for a transparent process as emergency use application is refused

The NFU is deeply frustrated with the process to consider its applications for emergency use of neonicotinoid seed treatment in the UK. The NFU und...


2 July 2015 | News,NFU,Shows and Events
First NFU Cymru Next Generation Policy Group meeting to be held in Cardiff

Key issues facing the future of farming will be on the agenda when the newly formed NFU Cymru Next Generation Policy Group meets for the first time ne...


2 July 2015 | Dairy,News,NFU
NFU comment on Müller and Dairy Crest milk price announcements

NFU dairy board chairman Rob Harrison said: “It is encouraging that at last we have seen a positive move on milk prices after a series of negative cut...


1 July 2015 | Agri Safety,News,NFU
NFU urges farmers to make farms safer

The NFU is urging farmers to assess risks and take action in making their farms safer for themselves and others around them, as the Health and Safety ...


30 June 2015 | News,NFU,Produce
Opening new export markets is absolutely vital, says NFU President

Selling more UK produce abroad and growing export access has never been so important, NFU President Meurig Raymond told delegates at AHDB’s 11th annua...


29 June 2015 | Dairy,News,NFU
Arla price cuts highlight need for urgent solutions, NFU says

The dairy industry has been hit with another devastating blow, this time from the biggest co-operative in the UK, Arla. The company has today announce...


26 June 2015 | News,NFU,Supermarkets
NFU President urges Tesco to make meaningful commitment to industry

The NFU is urging Tesco to demonstrate exactly how it is delivering on its promises made in 2013 to improve relationships with suppliers, shorten supp...


26 June 2015 | News,NFU,Supermarkets
How is Tesco committed to British farmers? NFU President asks retailer

The NFU is today set to ask Tesco how it has progressed on a number of commitments made to British agriculture at the NFU’s annual conference two year...


24 June 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
EU farm subsidies 'vital' as farmers suffer cash flow concerns

The importance of European Union direct payments underpinning food production has been highlighted by NFU Cymru today in its response to the Welsh Gov...


NFU urges retailers to set out clear commitments to sourcing British lamb

The NFU has urged all major retailers to strengthen their commitments to sourcing peak season British lamb. The NFU sent letters to Tesco, Asda, Sa...


23 June 2015 | News,NFU,Supermarkets
Suppliers 'afraid' to raise concerns to Grocery Code Adjudicator, says NFU

The proportion of producers reporting Groceries Code-related issues in has fallen, a survey has suggested. A YouGov snapshot of 1,145 suppliers, re...


Simplification plans should get UK farmers 'back to producing food'

The NFU urged Europe’s leading farm official to use his plans for simplification as an opportunity to get the UK's farmers back to the job of producin...


19 June 2015 | News,NFU
Farmers’ HS2 concerns are not being heard, says the NFU

The NFU has today expressed disappointment that its concerns for those members along the proposed HS2 construction route are still not being heard. ...


19 June 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
NFU Cymru reacts to First Milk financial results

First Milk’s accumulated pre-tax losses of around £22m, during the past financial year, highlights the unprecedented volatility that the dairy sector ...


19 June 2015 | News,NFU
Survey results is clear indicator of public support towards farmers

The public’s positive view of farmers has grown for a fourth year running. A new survey from OnePoll shows that 68 per cent of people in England and W...



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