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26 March 2015| Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU

26 March 2015 | News,NFU,Property News
HS2 an 'unacceptable treble hit for farmers' as lobbying continues

As the national focus returned to HS2, the NFU again insisted the issue of the impact on farmers and productive agricultural land along the proposed r...


26 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
Lobbying continues to clarify BPS 'plan B' for farmers

Farmers still need to focus on BPS applications by preparing information ahead of completion. The call from the NFU comes after farming minister Georg...


25 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,NFU
Review of Welsh dairy welcomed by NFU

NFU Cymru has welcomed the report by Andy Richardson (Corporate Communications Manager at Volac) who was tasked by Welsh Government Deputy Minister Re...


24 March 2015 | News,NFU
NFU Cymru's top ten policy asks for the next General Election

Today NFU Cymru’s President, Stephen James, has outlined Welsh farmers’ Top Ten Policy Asks for the forthcoming General Election. A Government that...


Banks must work with farmers to ensure 'long term success'

UK food and farming has huge potential to be more competitive on a global scale. But that can only happen with strong collaboration between the banks,...


23 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
SAF Extension must be given 'serious consideration'

European Commission proposals to extend the deadline for applications to the Basic Payment Scheme by a month is potentially good news for Wales, says ...


20 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
Farmers 'justifiably frustrated' at RPA online difficulties

After weeks of significant frustration to farmers, the RPA has announced it is abandoning its online only process due to technical difficulties. NF...


The Budget 2015: A Farmer's Budget?

“In the run up to the Budget 2015 most commentators were predicting that there would be very little by way of new announcements, and that it would be ...


19 March 2015 | News,NFU,Property News
NFU Cymru continues to lobby for undersea cables

NFU Cymru continues to press for electricity cables transmitting power from Wylfa to be laid under the sea bed to Deeside rather than using overhead a...


Budget 2015: Government aims to help farmers in volatile market

The Chancellor's decision to allow farmers and growers five years to average their incomes will help many currently struggling in volatile markets, th...


16 March 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
Farmers seek urgent talks with new First Milk chief

The NFU is to seek urgent talks with Mike Gallacher who has today been announced as the new Chief Executive of First Milk. The dairy business appoi...


12 March 2015 | News,NFU,Property News
Concerns over rising costs and red tape 'hampering farmers' ability'

Concern over rising costs and more red tape hampering farmers’ ability to maintain rivers and streams on their land, has formed part of a response to ...


11 March 2015 | Appointments,News,NFU
Moir to lead Voluntary Initiative in Scotland

North East grower Andrew Moir is to take over the chairmanship of an important industry initiative in Scotland. Mr Moir, formerly chairman of NFU S...


11 March 2015 | News,NFU
RPA must deliver on mapping deadline, says the NFU

NFU Vice President Guy Smith, alongside industry leaders, has met with senior Rural Payments Agency executives to discuss the agency's plans to delive...


11 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
Welsh farmers urge EU to rethink CAP greening rules

Reducing the burden of red tape surrounding the CAP and the continuing milk price crisis were the two key issues discussed when NFU Cymru representati...



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20 March 2015
Policy Adviser - Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
With the potential for every farm in the UK to become a net energy exporter, NFU is leading in the application of climate cha...

19 March 2015
Policy Adviser
With the potential for every farm in the UK to become a net energy exporter, NFU is leading in the application of climate cha...

19 March 2015
Policy Adviser
With the potential for every farm in the UK to become a net energy exporter, NFU is leading in the application of climate cha...

19 March 2015
Policy Adviser - Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
With the potential for every farm in the UK to become a net energy exporter, NFU is leading in the application of climate cha...

19 March 2015
Policy Advisor - Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
With the potential for every farm in the UK to become a net energy exporter, NFU is leading in the application of climate cha...









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