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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 ...


30 March 2015 | News,NFU
EFRA food security report – NFU response

The NFU is pleased that the Government has recognised the strong desire of the British public to buy British food and the need to secure a long-term f...


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...



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