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Fruit Focus’s reputation for delivering a hard hitting, topical forum programme will be reinforced this year as four key areas to help protect growers’ incomes are tackled by some of the best-known names in the business. NFU deputy president Minette Batters starts proceedings by examining the need to raise consumption and reverse the decline in UK self sufficiency, and how the sector might go about this. Gary Taylor, AHDB Horticulture chai...





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First NFU Cymru Next Generation Policy Group meeting to be held in Cardiff

Key issues facing the future of farming will be on the agenda when the newly formed NFU Cymru Next Generation Policy Group meets for the first time ne...


Top speakers and topical discussion at Fruit Focus 2015 forums

Fruit Focus’s reputation for delivering a hard hitting, topical forum programme will be reinforced this year as four key areas to help protect growers...


Professor Chris Elliott to warn businesses at food fraud conference

UK food businesses must take up the fight against food fraud or face another scandal – that will be the stark warning from one of the UK’s top experts...


1 July 2015 | News,Shows and Events
Finalists prepare for Top Woman Farmer award

This month’s Royal Welsh Show will be the venue for the final of one of Wales’ most prestigious farming titles – NFU Cymru / Principality Building Soc...


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Farmcare claim victory in charity cricket competition in Cambridge

National farming organisation Farmcare took first place in an annual cricket tournament they staged in Cambridge last weekend in aid of Farm Africa, t...


Farming and wildlife under spotlight in debate at CLA Game Fair

Is conservation at odds with modern agriculture and land management? This is the proposition that will be argued in the headline debate on the firs...


AHDB to organic farmers: get a true picture of your business

On July 7 2015, AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds will be at the National Organic Combinable Crops event 2015 (NOCC15) in Suffolk to discuss how organic farme...


High-spec fertiliser spreader and new shredder to feature at this year's Royal Welsh

Kuhn Farm Machinery will have a wide selection of hay and silage making equipment, seed drills and livestock feeding equipment on display at this year...


New technology aims to reduce environmental impact within meat production

With the average cow producing 1000 times more methane than a human, meat production plays a big role in greenhouse gas emissions. But in a world wher...


Farmers to tell their stories to save lives on the farm

Farmers will be using Farm Safety Week, which takes place from 6 to 10 July, to highlight measures needed to ensure safety on farms. The NFU, worki...


A vision for unlocking farming potential in the EU

The Agri-Food Chain Coalition, representing 11 leading industry associations across the agri-food chain, today presented its joint declaration entitle...


Genetic improvement has a 'massive impact on livestock production'

International experts from Norway and the USA join the line-up of speakers at the 2015 Sheep Breeders Round Table to discuss the opportunities and cha...


Livestock Event 2015: Showcasing the 'latest equipment'

The Livestock Event, the UK’s leading livestock trade show held at The NEC, Birmingham on 8 and 9 July and organised by RABDF, will be welcoming over ...


29 June 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Fruit Focus 2015: Advances in agronomy backed by expert advice

Fruit growers striving to improve yields and quality will have unrivalled access to the latest agronomy at Fruit Focus 2015. Novel developments in ...


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Record JCB mud run field delivers massive cash boost for NSPCC

A record field of more than 2,850 entrants ensured this year’s JCB Mud Run was the most successful ever – delivering a boost of more than £55,000 for ...



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