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UK not self-sufficient in food production as government report encourages action

Farmers have said they are 'pleased' that the government has recognised the strong desire to secure the long-term future of food production in the UK....


19 March 2015 | News,Organic,Produce,Supermarkets
WWF calls for sustainable food system for Europe

WWF today calls on the European Commission to develop a clear plan for a healthy and climate friendly European food system by 2030, in collaboration w...


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 ...


Price war drives grocery deflation to record low

The latest grocery share figures published today show that price competition between the supermarkets continues to impact the market. Fraser McKevi...


Grants will offer farmers and land owners 'real opportunities'

With the start of March comes the opening of the window for the new 2015 Countryside Productivity Scheme (CPS). With the recent changes to the CA...


24 February 2015 | Finance,News,Organic,Supermarkets
Organic market going strong amid tumbling food prices

Sales of organic products increased by 4% in 2014 amidst a significant reduction was seed in both food prices and food spending. Shoppers spent an ...


Put profits first, farmers urged

Farmers are being encouraged to think about their profits as a new report reveals they could be at risk. The latest Farm Business Income Forecast f...


Grocery market accelerates and Tesco returns to growth

The grocery market is growing at 1.1%, the fastest rate since June 2014, according to a new survey. Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer in...


3 February 2015 | News,Organic,Shows and Events
UK must meet growing organic demand as new event announced

As a landmark at the start of the 5th year of the Organic Trade Board’s campaign to grow organic sales in the UK, an exciting briefing entitled ‘Prosp...


Potato Council's Winter Forum tour kicks off Thursday

With just seven weeks until Spring, January is an ideal time to meet up with fellow growers and technical experts to get prepared for the 2015 potato ...


Let's talk food and farming, says NFU Deputy President

Keep the Red Tractor for traceability and provenance, was the clear message by NFU Deputy President, Minette Batters, at the recent Anglesey NFU Cymru...


14 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,Organic
Q&A: GMO cultivation in the European Union

The EU has one of the toughest genetically modified food regulations in the world and the cultivation of GM crops is only allowed following a thorough...


8 January 2015 | News,Organic,Shows and Events
One-day seminars on organic food production and supply chains

The new and favourable Countryside Stewardship Scheme support rates for organic farming in England, together with a recovering market, means that the ...


UK farmer confidence falling, according to new survey

Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a drop in farmer confidence, a new survey by the NFU has revealed. After th...


Soil threat undermining our current way of life

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25 March 2015
Bonativo - Online Farmers' Market - Business Development Internship
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16 March 2015
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16 March 2015
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12 March 2015
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20 March 2015
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