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4 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,NFU
Milk board chairman appears before Commons Committee

NFU Cymru's Milk Board Chairman, Aled Jones, has appeared before the House of Commons’ Welsh Affairs Committee and outlined to them the current situat...


4 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
Farmers 'will be rightly shocked' at forecast milk prices for April

First Milk members 'will be rightly shocked' at the forecast milk price set for April under their new A and B pricing model, according to the National...


Welsh farmers 'must recover funding' as NFU meets EU Commissioner

NFU Cymru officeholders met with the new EU Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan, to discuss a number of key areas where he can help support Welsh agr...


TB 'greatest threat to our beef industry' as Truss pledges to continue with cull

A future Conservative government would continue with the badger cull as Environment Secretary Liz Truss spoke at the National Farmers' Union Conferenc...


24 February 2015 | News,NFU
EU Commissioner makes CAP simplification a top priority

Phil Hogan, the EU Commissioner for agriculture and rural development, has set out how the implementation of the new-look Common Agricultural Policy w...


24 February 2015 | Dairy,News,NFU
Liz Truss: ‘We’re doing all we can for dairy farmers’

Defra Secretary of State Liz Truss says the government is doing all it can for dairy farmers to retain capacity in the “vital” sector. Some farme...


Government reveals economic plan for farming sector

An economic plan for the food and farming sector that will ensure 'this thriving industry continues to grow and create jobs' has been revealed by Envi...


24 February 2015 | News,NFU
Government must heed calls to back British farming, says NFU President

Meurig Raymond used his first NFU Conference address as president to call on the government to make British farming a priority with just 72 days until...


24 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News,NFU
Market slump causing 'lack of confidence' among farmers

The impact of market volatility on farming businesses and the ongoing difficulties in the dairy sector were high on the agenda when Ceredigion NFU Cym...


24 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
Early fungicide investment will pay dividends

Focussing more attention on early fungicide timings will be key to keeping wheat crops ahead of disease in what is shaping up to be another high-press...


'British beef to US and British poultry to China', Truss tells farmers

Getting quality British poultry products into China and securing a better deal for UK farmers from the EU were just a couple of topics discussed when ...


'Alarming' decline in UK food production, new report warns

A new report published by the NFU today has revealed disturbing new figures relating to the UK’s self-sufficiency in food. It states that at curre...


Fears as Scottish farmers may be 'ill-prepared' for next BVD scheme

Next phase of BVD eradication scheme comes into play on 1 June. Farmers, who have let their Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) status slip, are being rem...


19 February 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
Farmers question Labour's plans for UK agriculture

A future Government that understands farm businesses 'is crucial', the NFU have said. In the lead up to the election, the farmers have embarked on ...


19 February 2015 | News,NFU,Shows and Events
NFU Deputy President to address Swansea NFU meeting

Minette Batters, NFU Deputy President, will be guest speaker at Swansea NFU Cymru Group Meeting on Tuesday, 3 March 2015. Starting at 7.00pm at the...



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