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13 April 2018 | Appointments,Dairy,News

A dairy farmer has won a prestigious royal award for his lifetime contribution to the British dairy industry. The winner of the prestigious Princes...

Princess Anne awards dairy farmer award for 'lifetime contribution'

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11 April 2018 | Appointments,Cattle,Feed and Forage,News

Bill Wiggin MP has been appointed the new chairman of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA). The position, which is not remunerated, starts ...

Bill Wiggin MP is new chairman of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association

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3 April 2018 | Appointments,News,Sheep

A sheep and arable farmer from Kent has been appointed the new Chairman of the British Wool. Trevor Richards, a third generation farmer from Ashfor...

Third generation Kent farmer appointed British Wool Chairman

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22 March 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU

The NFU Kendal branch has voted in its first ever female branch chairperson, just months after the election of the NFU's first ever female President. ...

NFU Kendal branch elects first ever female chairperson Maggie Kelly

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Prince Charles has today been appointed the Patron of the Foundation for Common Land, a charity whose aim is to conserve and enhance common land. T...

Prince Charles appointed Patron of common land conservation charity

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8 March 2018 | Appointments,News

Anthea McIntyre has been appointed spokesperson on Agriculture and Rural Affairs for Britain's Conservative MEPs. The Conservative MEP for the West...

Anthea McIntyre appointed Conservative MEP spokesperson for Agriculture

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1 March 2018 | Animal Health,Appointments,Husbandry,News

Christine Middlemiss has today taken up the post as UK Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), taking over from Nigel Gibbens who has stepped down after 10 ye...

Christine Middlemiss takes up role as UK's new Chief Veterinary Officer

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22 February 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU

Social media has reacted to the news of Wiltshire farmer Minette Batters making history as the first woman to lead the National Farmers' Union. Def...

Minette Batters takes NFU President role during 'immensely important time'

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21 February 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU

A farmer from North Yorkshire has been honoured at this year’s NFU Conference for his dedication and commitment to the NFU and to the farming industry...

North Yorkshire farmer honoured for grassroots commitment to NFU

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21 February 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU

Meurig Raymond stands down as NFU president today as the farmers' union prepares to elect a successor to the top post. There are two nominees to ta...

Farmers prepare to elect next National Farmers’ Union leader

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20 February 2018 | Appointments,News,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Nominations for the best and brightest of Cornwall’s farming businesses are now open as the Addington Fund launches its 2018 Cornwall Farm Business Aw...

Nominations open to celebrate best of Cornish farming

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19 February 2018 | Appointments,Education,News

The new Chairman of leading rural youth organisation National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs wants to see more food and farming education in schoo...

New Chairman of NFYFC calls for more farming education in schools

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16 February 2018 | Appointments,News,Shows and Events

Dorset Agricultural Society has elected its first female chair for the first time in its 178-year history. Rebecca Hill has taken over the role as ...

Dorset Agricultural Society elects first female chair in 178-year history

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8 February 2018 | Appointments,News,Sheep

A Northern Irish farmer has been announced the winner of an award dedicated to shining a light on someone who has made an important contribution to th...

Northern Irish farmer given award for outstanding contribution to sheep industry

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30 January 2018 | Appointments,Cattle,Dairy,News,Shows and Events

Holstein UK, the organisers of UK Dairy Day which is the home to The National Holstein Show, is delighted to announce the official show judge for 2018...

Judge announced for 2018 National Holstein Show

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26 January 2018 | Appointments,News,Produce,Shows and Events

The BBC are on the look out for someone who has changed the way people deal with food, from its production to its consumption. The BBC's Food and F...

BBC on look out for someone who has changed the way people eat food

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26 January 2018 | Appointments,Government,News,NFU

A Welsh farming union is asking for applicants for a new intake of enthusiastic young farmers to be part of its Next Generation Policy Group. Farme...

Union looking for enthusiastic young farmers to drive policy change

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24 January 2018 | Appointments,News,Sheep

The National Sheep Association has announced north Devon sheep farmer Bryan Griffiths as its new Chairman. Mr Griffiths was elected at an associati...

National Sheep Association appoints north Devon sheep farmer as Chairman

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24 January 2018 | Appointments,News,Rural Life

Dame Judi Dench will become the Countryside Restoration Trust's new Silver Jubilee patron for this year, the charity has announced. The famous Brit...

Dame Judi Dench becomes Countryside Restoration Trust patron

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23 January 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU

A beef and sheep farmer from Powys has been unanimously elected to become the new President of NFU Cymru. John Davies has become the new union Pres...

New NFU Cymru President speaks of 'challenging time' for agriculture

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22 January 2018 | Appointments,News,Organic

A research centre is looking for an "inspirational" share-farmer partner to manage an eighty hectare farm in Berkshire. The Organic Research Centre...

Farmer sought to manage 80ha organic research farm

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19 January 2018 | Appointments,Government,News

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is currently seeking applications for two new members to join its main board with effect fro...

AHDB seeking horticultural expert and agricultural scientist to join team

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9 January 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU,Rural Life,Sheep

A beef and sheep farmer from Aberystwyth has been elected as the new NFU Cymru Less Favoured Area Board Chairman. Richard Tudor, who farms at his 5...

New NFU Cymru Less Favoured Area Chairman vows to connect with young farmers

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The biggest challenge for the horticultural sector in the next few years will be hiring enough seasonal labour, according to a panel of experts. Ni...

Embrace new technologies to battle lack of labour, horticultural experts say

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31 December 2017 | Appointments,Government,News,Produce,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Those linked to the food and farming industry have been recognised in this year's New Year Honours List. David Clarke, a founding member of Red Tra...

Food and farming industry figures recognised in New Year Honours List

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