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14 July 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,NFU

Sentences for rural crime must act as a deterrent as concerns grow within the farming industry, the NFU tells the Solicitor General. The farming un...

Deterrents needed to stop growing problem of rural crime, NFU tells Solicitor General

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8 July 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has welcomed the government's proposal for a free trade area between the UK and the European Union, calling it "critical" for farmers. The ...

Cabinet's EU-UK free trade area proposals 'critical' for farmers, NFU says

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5 July 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU President has written to the Prime Minister highlighting concerns over the government's disjointed view on food imports post-Brexit. The NF...

NFU writes to PM expressing concerns over lower-standard imports

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4 July 2018 | Finance,News,NFU

Farmers are urging the Rural Payments Agency to simplify the BPS application process magnified this year by erroneous mapping changes, inaccurate hedg...

Numerous frustrations magnify need for simplified Basic Payment process

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27 June 2018 | Government,News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

The NFU and a coalition of environmental groups have warned that a 'no deal' Brexit could bring farms to the "brink of collapse". The NFU and Green...

'No deal' Brexit could bring farms and environment to 'brink of collapse'

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25 June 2018 | Education,News,NFU

A competition which aims to get primary school children designing and creating their own food and farming products has been launched. 'Farmvention'...

'Farmvention' to encourage children to design food and farming inventions

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25 June 2018 | Government,News,NFU

Hundreds of MPs and farmers will attend the NFU Summer Reception in the House of Commons today, with the importance of food production at the top of t...

MPs and farmers to attend reception outlining importance of food production

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23 June 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU

Welsh women who work in the agricultural industry are to be celebrated as an award spearheaded by NFU Cymru looks to find 2018's farmer of the year. ...

Welsh farming industry searches for 'Woman Farmer of the Year'

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21 June 2018 | Government,News,NFU

NFU President Minette Batters has announced she will meet the Prime Minister next week to raise the importance of the food and farming sector to the c...

NFU President to meet the Prime Minister to discuss future of farming

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13 June 2018 | Arable,News,NFU

A new campaign to raise the profile of the British arable sector has been launched today in a bid to educate and increase understanding of the sector ...

'Your Harvest' campaign launched to raise awareness of arable sector importance

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9 June 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has said a temporary customs arrangement with the EU, called the 'backstop', is "sensible" to ensure there is no disruption in critical agri-f...

Brexit 'backstop' plan needed to ensure no agri-food disruption, NFU says

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7 June 2018 | Dairy,News,NFU,Produce

An interactive, digital map showcasing where farmers across England and Wales are producing real, British dairy ice cream has been relaunched for the ...

NFU map points public to British made ice cream straight from the farm

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6 June 2018 | News,NFU,Supermarkets

The NFU Has written to the Competition and Markets Authority expressing concern over the Asda and Sainsbury's merger. The farming union has officia...

NFU writes to CMA expressing concern over Asda-Sainsbury merger

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5 June 2018 | News,NFU,Products,Shows and Events

The NFU will today bring together the industry to discuss research and on-farm practicalities of managing pests and diseases. The Integrated Pest M...

Summit brings together farmers to talk pests and diseases

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5 June 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

The 2018-2019 Cereals Development Programme has launched to identify the next generation of arable farmers, and those with interest can now apply to t...

Cereals Development Programme to identify next generation of arable farmers

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28 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU

Over 100 food and farming organisations have called on the government to achieve four principles to ensure a smooth Brexit for the industry. Leader...

Food and faming industry sets out four principles to ensure smooth Brexit

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19 May 2018 | Finance,News,NFU

Farm income surged by more than 40 per cent last year, with an increase in the milk price making a significant contribution to the improvement. Fir...

NFU gives cautious welcome to 40 percent farm income increase

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15 May 2018 | News,NFU,Poultry

The British poultry industry has today launched a new apprenticeship standard for poultry workers, creating a pipeline to bring skilled workers into t...

New apprenticeship standards launched to attract poultry workers

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11 May 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU,Shows and Events

Leading farming charity the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has recognised the NFU for its fundraising efforts. At the RABI AGM an...

Farming charity RABI awards NFU for fundraising efforts

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11 May 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,NFU

The NFU is calling for "prompt, effective action" as new Home Office figures shows agricultural-related crime has risen over the past four years. N...

NFU calls for 'prompt action' as new figures show rural crime rise

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10 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has hosted MPs, peers and advisers from across the political spectrum to highlight why any new farming policy needs to be productive and profi...

NFU hosts MPs to galvanise political support for productive farming industry

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8 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU,Produce

The NFU has revealed its vision for British farmers to become the number one supplier of choice to the UK market. It says British people should be ...

British farmers must be number one supplier to UK market, NFU says

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7 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU

Farmers have until tomorrow morning to complete the biggest government consultation on farming since 1947. Farmers have until 11.45pm tomorrow (Tue...

'Phenomenally important': NFU urges farmers to complete Defra consultation

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2 May 2018 | Finance,News,NFU,Property News,Rural Life

The NFU has secured a number of "crucial victories" for its members affected by Phase 2a of HS2, including interim payments for temporary possession o...

NFU secures 'crucial victories' for farmers affected by HS2

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2 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The National Farmers Union has appealed to the industry to respond to the biggest farming consultation since 1947, with the deadline just days away. ...

Farmers urged to respond to the biggest farming consultation since 1947

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