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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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19 June 2018 | Appointments,Dairy,News

Dairy co-operative Arla Foods has announced Ash Amirahmadi as the company's new UK Managing Director following the departure of Tomas Pietrangeli. ...

Ash Amirahmadi appointed new UK Managing Director of Arla Foods

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15 June 2018 | Appointments,Cattle,Dairy,News

A Worcestershire farmer has received an award applauding his outstanding service to the Holstein cattle breed. The Holstein UK Lifetime Achievement...

Worcestershire farmer wins award for outstanding service to Holstein cattle

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11 June 2018 | Appointments,Dairy,News

Dairy farmer and cheesemaker John Alvis has been honoured an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to cheese exports, farming and rural com...

Somerset dairy farmer awarded OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

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Nominations are now being sought for the British Potato Industry Award and the AHDB Above and Beyond Award. The two awards are given out annually t...

'Enthusiasm and diligence': Nominations sought for potato industry awards

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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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8 May 2018 | Appointments,News,Shows and Events

Leading industry event the Oxford Farming Conference is seeking new directors to join its council for a three-year term from 2020. The Oxford Farmi...

Oxford Farming Conference seeks three new directors to join council

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2 May 2018 | Appointments,Crops and Cereals,News

Arable farmers face substantial losses as an important source of gene resistance against one of the leading pathogens of oilseed rape is becoming less...

New research warns of resistance gene at risk in oilseed rape

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23 April 2018 | Appointments,Education,News

Harper Adams University is preparing to award two honorary degrees and a university fellowship when its Chancellor, Princess Anne, visits in May. T...

Harper Adams to award two honorary degrees and fellowship to farming giants

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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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