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21 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

Although forecasts indicate no immediate risks, farmers are not yet 'out of the woods' in terms of the impact this year's extreme weather events could...

Extreme weather: Farmers 'not yet out of the woods' but concerns linger

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21 November 2018 | Finance,News,NFU,Produce,Supermarkets

The proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda could lead to increased pressure on farmers and reduce the choice and innovation of products available for...

Farmers will 'bear brunt' of Sainsbury's and Asda merger, NFU says

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15 November 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has welcomed the Government's progress on Brexit, stressing the "strategic importance" of British food and farming as Brexit looms. Prime M...

NFU welcomes Government's progress on Brexit

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12 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

British farmers have voiced anger today that neonicotinoid insecticides remain banned in the UK but not in other European countries. Despite a ban ...

British farmers angry over neonicotinoid use in EU, despite ban

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9 November 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has called for a "less bureaucratic and more dynamic" AHDB following a Defra consultation on the levy board's future. The farming industry ...

NFU calls for 'less bureaucratic and more dynamic' AHDB

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9 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,NFU

The NFU is calling on Police and Crime Commissioners to make tackling rural crime a strategic objective all year round, following a national day of po...

NFU calls for Police and Crime Commissioners to focus on rural crime

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7 November 2018 | News,NFU,Rural Life

The NFU has marked one hundred years since the end of World War One by paying tribute to the heroes who fought and those who helped produce the nation...

NFU pays tribute to farmers producing food during World War One

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5 November 2018 | Government,News,NFU

NFU Scotland is taking to the road as it seeks the views of its farmer members on what a new agricultural policy for Scotland should include. The 1...

Union tours Scotland to determine future agricultural policy

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4 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

The NFU has said it is "extremely concerned" for sugar beet growers following a move by British Sugar to take down its online portal. British beet ...

Growers left 'frustrated' after British Sugar takes down online portal

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1 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,NFU,Rural Life

New statistics have identified stress, depression and anxiety as some of the main causes of work-related ill health in the agricultural industry. F...

Stress and depression common causes of ill health in farming

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30 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has highlighted its concerns about possible concessions which may provide further access to the UK market for WTO members. International Tr...

NFU raises concerns over market concessions between UK and WTO members

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29 October 2018 | News,NFU

Nominations are now being sought for Presidential and Vice-Presidential roles for Scotland’s leading agricultural organisation, NFU Scotland. The e...

NFU Scotland seeks nominations for Presidential role

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26 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU

UK and EU farm leaders have urged Brexit negotiators to reach a deal which benefits the industry as many farmers currently operate "without certainty"...

UK and EU farm groups make joint plea to Brexit negotiators

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24 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU,Rural Life

The NFU has launched its Farmer Confidence Survey in a year of uncertainty and challenges the industry has never seen the likes of before. Now in i...

Survey launched to measure farmers' levels of business confidence

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24 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News,NFU

The NFU has written to the Chancellor ahead of the Autumn Budget to call for measures that ensure farmers can battle volatility as Brexit nears. In...

NFU lists eight key demands ahead of Autumn Budget

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19 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU is seeking an urgent meeting with the Government, highlighting how Brexit uncertainty is now "hugely damaging" the industry. The union has ...

'Hugely damaging': NFU seeks urgent Brexit meeting with Government

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18 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has opened its new hub for British farming in the heart of Westminster to ensure the voice of the agricultural industry is better heard. Th...

NFU opens new hub in Westminster to make farmers better heard

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17 October 2018 | News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

Farmers have a host of "new opportunities" in a bid to help the global effort in reversing climate change, the NFU has said. It comes as the union ...

Farmers have 'new opportunities' in bid to tackle climate change

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12 October 2018 | News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

The NFU has called for a "united approach" to minimise climate change and its impacts, and said that a joined-up approach between the government and f...

'United approach' between farmers and Government needed to tackle climate change

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11 October 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,Government,News,NFU,Produce

Producer organisations will continue to be funded until the end of the current parliament, regardless of the outcome of negotiations with the EU. D...

Producer organisation funding guaranteed until end of Parliament

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10 October 2018 | News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

The NFU and Cranfield University have produced a joint report that identifies opportunities for water trading as part of ongoing abstraction reform. ...

Research highlights water trading opportunities

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10 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The National Farmers' Union has urged the Government to ensure food production is at the heart of the Agriculture Bill as its heads for its Second Rea...

NFU urges food production to be at heart of Ag Bill as Second Reading starts

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9 October 2018 | News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

The Government has been urged to use the Agriculture Bill to drive a transition towards sustainable farming practices following a stern warning by wor...

Climate change: Agriculture Bill must encourage sustainability, groups say

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4 October 2018 | Education,News,NFU,Rural Life

Farming bodies have teamed up with employers to develop the next generation of farmers with the help of three new apprenticeship schemes. The AHDB ...

New apprenticeship schemes to help develop next generation of farmers

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4 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU

NFU Cymru is urging farmers to make their voices heard by responding to the Welsh Government’s Brexit consultation, with the deadline now just under a...

Welsh farmers urged to respond to 'most significant consultation in a generation'

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