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20 September 2018 | Government,News,NFU,Shows and Events

The NFU will be bringing its fringe events to all party conferences this year as a way to encourage discussion on future UK farming policy. Fringe ...

NFU to talk farming at fringe events as party conference season starts

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20 September 2018 | Education,Government,News,NFU

A coalition with an aim to equip the next generation of agricultural workers with new skills hopes to make the sector “fit for the future”. The ind...

New coalition aims to bridge looming skills gap in farming

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16 September 2018 | Finance,Government,News,NFU

The NFU has called for improvements to be made to the current payment system ahead of this year’s Stewardship payment rollout, to enable farmers to be...

NFU calls for improvements ahead of 2018 Stewardship payments

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13 September 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has criticised the Agriculture Bill for "falling short" of the "essential ingredients" for a profitable and progressive food and farming secto...

Agriculture Bill 'falls short' of farming's 'essential ingredients', NFU says

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13 September 2018 | Government,News,NFU

Well over 100 politicians from across the political spectrum displayed their support for the British farming industry by wearing a wheat-pin badge. ...

Over 100 MPs pledge to back British food and farming

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13 September 2018 | News,NFU,Produce

A new million pound TV advertising campaign will help raise the profile of thousands of farmers behind an assurance scheme, the NFU has said. The T...

New advert campaign 'raises profile and understanding' of Red Tractor

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4 September 2018 | Animal Health,Husbandry,Meat,News,NFU

The National Farmers' Union President has said the new Livestock Information Programme is "pivotal" in bringing the livestock sector together. The ...

NFU President says new Livestock Information Programme is 'pivotal'

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3 September 2018 | Government,News,NFU

Farmers reeling from the effects caused by the summer-long heatwave have seen "little government action" since an emergency summit took place on Augus...

Farmers have seen 'little government action' on drought promises, NFU says

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27 August 2018 | Government,News,NFU

NFU Cymru has warned of the "serious and potentially catastrophic" impact that a cliff-edge Brexit scenario will have on the future viability of Welsh...

'Serious and catastrophic' impact of no-deal Brexit on Welsh farming

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22 August 2018 | News,NFU,Supermarkets

The UK's leading retailers have spoken to the NFU surrounding the difficulties farmers and growers are facing as a result of the heatwave. Retailer...

Retailers unveil commitments to farmers experiencing heatwave-related difficulty

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17 August 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU

The NFU has confirmed the appointment of its Legal Panel firms after an intensive six-month review, with fifteen of its original members set to contin...

NFU's legal panel confirmed following intensive six-month review

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16 August 2018 | Dairy,News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

The NFU has called on the government to consider alternatives to additional regulation looking to curb ammonia pollution. Defra’s Clean Air Strateg...

NFU urges Defra to consider alternatives to increased pollutant regulation

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9 August 2018 | Animal Health,Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

A new service has been launched by the NFU to help farmers and growers urgently find water amid the unprecedented spell of hot, dry weather. The on...

'Water Bank' launched to help farmers urgently find water

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7 August 2018 | Cattle,News,NFU,Pigs,Poultry,Renewables and Environment,Sheep

The government is taking more action to tackle ammonia emissions, with figures pinpointing the farming industry responsible for 88% of all emissions. ...

Guide and financial package for farmers to help reduce ammonia pollution

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7 August 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,NFU

Rural crime is one of the most “pressing, impactful and devastating” issues farmers face, according to the NFU. New figures released on Monday (5 A...

Rural crime one of most ‘pressing and devastating’ issues farmers face

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7 August 2018 | News,NFU,Produce,Supermarkets

New statistics show the UK’s self-sufficiency has declined reigniting a focus on the need to emphasise home-grow food production. Today (August 7) ...

UK self-sufficiency decline reignites focus on domestic food production

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3 August 2018 | Finance,Government,News,NFU

NFU Cymru has voiced concerns around proposals to replace the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in Wales after Brexit. The proposals, contained with...

Farmers voice concerns around lack of clarity in Welsh Government public goods approach

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28 July 2018 | News,NFU

The NFU is seeking urgent action to address the crippling impact of the dry, hot weather on farms across the country. An agricultural drought summi...

Drought summit called by NFU to discuss crippling impact of heatwave

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27 July 2018 | News,NFU,Other Livestock,Shows and Events

A goat farmer from Monmouthshire has been announced the Wales Woman Farmer of the Year for her contribution to raising the profile of women in farming...

Goat farmer from Monmouthshire awarded Wales Woman Farmer of the Year

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26 July 2018 | Appointments,Education,News,NFU

The former National Farmers Union president, Meurig Raymond has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship for his "lasting influence" in the farming industr...

Former NFU President Meurig Raymond awarded Honorary Fellowship

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

A new national strategy has been launched today which recognises the serious issue of rural crime after sustained engagement by the industry to police...

New national police strategy 'recognises serious issue' of rural crime

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24 July 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has described a 'no deal' Brexit as the "Armageddon scenario" for the British farming industry. NFU president Minette Batters used a speech...

'No deal' Brexit is 'Armageddon scenario' for farming, NFU President warns

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23 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

The NFU has explained how crops are "being parched to the bone" as the heatwave cranks up a notch for most of this week. The Met Office has urged p...

Crops are 'being parched to the bone', NFU says

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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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