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NFU shows support to Young Farmers Club

NFU Cymru has shown its support to the YFC by providing travelling expenses to Aberedw YFC, who are to represent Wales with their winning Pantomime ‘T...


23 April 2015 | News,NFU
NFU rejects re-nationalising decision-making on GM feed

The NFU is extremely concerned by the European Commission’s proposal to re-nationalise decision-making power on GM feed or food back to Member States....


Labour's TB eradication policy 'of great concern' as farmers hear pledges

Long-term commitments to British food and the acceleration of high-speed broadband roll-out are among the promises political parties made in their rec...


20 April 2015 | News,NFU
Satellite broadband connection charges ended for famers

Britain's largest satellite broadband provider is scrapping connection charges for farmers unable to get a fast broadband service, and who sign up for...


16 April 2015 | Finance,News,NFU
Rural crime declining, 'but no time for complacency'

There has been a decline in rural crimes such as vehicle and livestock theft, according to rural insurers NFU Mutual. The trend, based on insurance...


14 April 2015 | News,NFU
Do not penalise farmers for making mistakes over CAP, NFU urges

Presidents Stephen James, NFU Cymru; Ian Marshall, Ulster Farmers’ Union; Meurig Raymond, National Farmers’ Union and Allan Bowie, NFU Scotland are ca...


10 April 2015 | News,NFU
Could the rural vote hold the key to the 2015 General Election?

Matt Ware is the NFU's head of government and parliamentary affairs, based in their Westminster office. He writes: With the tightest General Electi...


NFU urging retailers to adopt more home-grown meat this season

Supermarkets in Scotland have been working to extend the season and build the market for Scotch lamb. In NFU Scotland’s latest ScotchWatch – a ‘sec...


Action needed to boost farmgate prices in period of 'extreme uncertainty', farm groups warn

There is a 'desperate need' to improve farmgate returns given low incomes and the uncertainty facing the industry over the coming years, the Farmers' ...


6 April 2015 | News,NFU,Shows and Events
Anglesey farmers invited to quiz prospective MPs

NFU Cymru is urging its members on Anglesey to attend a hustings meeting with prospective MPs from the main political parties for the constituency ahe...


Farmers seek supermarket commitment on lamb

Farmers have urged British supermarkets to show their commitment by sourcing new season British lamb. With the main lambing season getting into ful...


2 April 2015 | News,NFU
NFU Cymru welcomes tiered scheme for Hydropower

NFU Cymru has welcomed today’s announcement from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) that it plans to introduce a tiered system of charging for abstraction ...


1 April 2015 | News,NFU
NFU Mutual proud to sponsor 2015 Rural Crime Conference

Leading rural insurer NFU Mutual today announced that it will be sponsoring this year’s National Rural Crime Seminar, taking place Wednesday 15th Apri...


1 April 2015 | Dairy,News,NFU
Act responsibly urges NFU Cymru as milk quotas end after 30 years

As EU milk quotas come to an end this week, NFU Cymru’s Milk Board Chairman Aled Jones has urged all countries to act responsibly and collectively in ...


1 April 2015 | News,NFU,Produce,Sheep
Plan ahead for lamb, urges NFU

Farmers and retailers are being urged by the NFU to plan ahead when it comes to lamb. With the main lambing season getting into full swing, a good ...



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