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22 February 2019 | Government,News,Renewables and Environment

The government is seeking views on voluntary but legally-binding agreements which enable farmers and landowners to protect the natural environment. ...

Defra seeks farmers' views on conservation covenants

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22 February 2019 | Bees and Beekeeping,Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Products

An MP has warned that an EU crackdown on a commonly-used pesticide may have “unintended consequences” for farmers. Conservative MP for Gordon, Coli...

MP warns of ‘unintended consequences’ of EU crackdown on pesticides

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21 February 2019 | Government,News

The Countryside Alliance has written to Home Secretary Sajid Javid to warn that proposals for the UK's immigration policy outside the EU create a “rea...

Countryside Alliance writes to Sajid Javid with rural labour concerns

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21 February 2019 | Finance,Government,News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

Michael Gove has been told to 'look at the bigger picture' when it comes to mobilising support payments as many farmers still wait for money to enter ...

Gove told to commit bridging payments for all schemes

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21 February 2019 | Government,Meat,News

The opportunities for the UK red meat sector to tap into Asian markets such as Japan and China and seize upon 'changing tastes' could be fruitful for ...

UK red meat sector eyes up 'changing tastes' of Asian markets

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21 February 2019 | Government,Husbandry,News,Produce,Products

The government has urged farming businesses to prepare for changes to animal imports and exports in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit. New guidance h...

'No deal' Brexit: Prepare for changes to imports and exports, farmers told

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20 February 2019 | Government,News,NFU

The Welsh government has been told to 'reinforce' Wales' position as a 'world-leading brand' synonymous with 'high-quality and sustainable food produc...

Welsh government must 'reinforce' Welsh brand, NFU Cymru says

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20 February 2019 | Dairy,Government,News,NFU

British dairy farmers deserve more protection from animal rights and vegan activists who undermine their work, Michael Gove has said. During his sp...

Farmers 'deserve protection' from activists who 'undermine work', Gove says

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19 February 2019 | Finance,Government,News

Defra Secretary Michael Gove has ruled out zero tariffs on food imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit in an attempt to allay fears that the UK woul...

Brexit: Gove rules out zero tariffs on food imports in event of 'no deal'

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19 February 2019 | Government,News,NFU

The government must create a new commission of food and farming experts to help uphold high food production standards after Brexit, the NFU has urged....

Commission of farming experts needed to uphold standards, NFU says

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18 February 2019 | Crops and Cereals,Government,News

The government has been urged to scale up the quota of non-EU nationals that are being allowed to take up seasonal farm posts after Brexit. A leadi...

Govt urged to scale up quota of non-EU farm labour after Brexit

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16 February 2019 | Government,News,Sheep

Defra has offered assurances it is prepared, in the case of a no deal or hard Brexit, to step in to protect the sheep sector in the event of market di...

Brexit: Defra prepared to offer financial support to sheep sector

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14 February 2019 | Finance,Government,News

Westminster has been told by the SNP-led Scottish government to compensate farmers in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit. Rural Economy Secretary, Fer...

Compensate farmers in event of 'no deal', Scots govt tells Westminster

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14 February 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

A senior US meat lobbyist has told the Trump administration that the UK must adopt US food producing standards if it wants to secure a trade deal post...

Top US meat lobbyist urges UK to align with US food standards

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13 February 2019 | Animal Health,Cattle,Government,News,Pigs,Poultry,Sheep

The UK’s leading veterinary association is urging the government to put welfare 'at the heart' of any decision-making with regards to moving livestock...

'Increasing political appetite' to improve live animal transport

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13 February 2019 | Government,News,Products

A new £2 million contract put out to tender by Defra seeks to use the European Union's satellite imagery technology for three more years. The three...

Defra seeks use of EU's satellite technology for three more years

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12 February 2019 | Government,News,Rural Life,Sheep

A parliamentary group which aims to protect the best interests of British hill farmers has launched today after disbanding back in 2015. Farmers ma...

Hill farming parliamentary group launches

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12 February 2019 | Dairy,Government,Meat,News,Produce

Defra has called reports saying how the UK could lose Geographical Indication protection post-Brexit as 'completely untrue'. There has been coverag...

Loss of UK's protected foods after Brexit 'completely untrue', Defra says

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12 February 2019 | Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Produce

British growers have highlighted how they need more political certainty to trade in a post-Brexit world. Hundreds of British growers attended the F...

Growers need certainty of trade in post-Brexit world

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12 February 2019 | Finance,Government,News

Moving away from the Common Agricultural Payments (CAP) means a move away from a 'complex and prescriptive' scheme, according to a Defra official. ...

Moving away from CAP provides opportunities, Defra official says

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12 February 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

The Welsh flag must be prioritised over the union jack flag when showcasing the country of origin on produce, meat promoters have urged. Meat Promo...

Welsh dragon emblem 'must be prioritised' over union flag, meat body says

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11 February 2019 | Government,News,Produce

Nigel Farage has used his radio show to highlight how the 'Brexit boom' could lead to more people buying British than ever before. The prominent Br...

Brexit could lead to more people buying British, Farage says

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11 February 2019 | Finance,Government,News,Pigs

The government could cause 'untold damage' to the British pig sector if it waives tariffs and checks on imports in the event of Brexit no deal. The...

Pig sector urges government to refrain from 'unfair' Brexit tariff regime

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10 February 2019 | Finance,Government,Meat,News,Produce

A ‘no deal’ Brexit is 'not an option' for Scotland's farmers and crofters, according to NFU Scotland President Andrew McCornick. The fast-approachi...

'No deal' Brexit 'not an option' for Scotland, farming union says

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8 February 2019 | Government,News,NFU

The food industry needs to unite behind the Red Tractor to avoid potential food security issues post-Brexit, NFU president Minette Batters has warned....

Farmers urged to get behind Red Tractor post-Brexit

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