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16 October 2018 | Government,News

The Ulster Farmers' Union is among 21 organisations in Northern Ireland calling for regional flexibility around migrant labour policies. Shrinking ...

Ulster Farmers' Union joins 21 organisations in call to secure labour

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16 October 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Renewables and Environment

Politicians have "succumbed to pressure" from meat producers in a bid to "restrict" market growth of meat-free alternatives, a new report suggests. ...

Report blames politicians for 'succumbing to pressure' from meat producers

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16 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News

An independent review is to be set up to scrutinise how farm funding should be distributed around the UK after Brexit. The Government has announced...

Independent review to examine ways to make farm funding 'fair' post-Brexit

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15 October 2018 | Government,News

The House of Lords is set to grill Michael Gove on why his department is at “high risk” in a no-deal Brexit. It comes as the National Audit Office ...

Lords to ask Gove why Defra is at 'high risk' in no-deal Brexit

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15 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News

Principles of a new productivity scheme to sit alongside the proposed environmental land management scheme have been released by a farm group. The ...

Decades of poor farm profitability must be addressed post-Brexit, TFA says

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12 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News

Post-Brexit agricultural payments for Scottish, Northern Irish and Welsh farmers will not be set using the Barnett Formula, Michael Gove has confirmed...

Gove guarantees agri funding will not be 'Barnettised' post-Brexit

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11 October 2018 | Government,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Global agri-tech companies met with the Government to drive further investment into the British farming industry. The companies, which included the...

Global agri-tech firms to help drive investment in British farming

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11 October 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,Government,News,NFU,Produce

Producer organisations will continue to be funded until the end of the current parliament, regardless of the outcome of negotiations with the EU. D...

Producer organisation funding guaranteed until end of Parliament

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11 October 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Sheep

Sheep travelling to the continent could be killed en masse if the UK leaves the EU in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit scenario, it has been reported. ...

'No deal' Brexit could lead to mass slaughter of mid-transit sheep

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10 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Renewables and Environment

Water companies' environmental spending should be aligned with new farm subsidies, according to a think tank. A new Green Alliance report explains ...

Align farm subsidies with water companies' spending, think tank says

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10 October 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Government,News

The UK has been urged to "bring back" sound science as the basis for regulating crop genetic innovations post-Brexit or risk trading difficulties and ...

UK must diverge from EU crop genetic regulation, report warns

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10 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The National Farmers' Union has urged the Government to ensure food production is at the heart of the Agriculture Bill as its heads for its Second Rea...

NFU urges food production to be at heart of Ag Bill as Second Reading starts

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9 October 2018 | Government,News,Shows and Events

Scottish farmers used the SNP Party Conference to highlight how the industry is adopting agri-tech to prepare for life outside the EU. Farmers and ...

SNP Conference: Farmers highlight need to adopt new tech

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9 October 2018 | Government,News

The Agriculture Bill enters into a crucial Second Reading in the House of Commons tomorrow, setting out a range of industry and political views. Th...

Agriculture Bill to enter crucial Second Reading tomorrow

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8 October 2018 | Animal Health,Government,News

Brexit could "decimate" the veterinary, food and agricultural sectors if access to a guaranteed access to qualified vets is lost. The comments come...

Brexit could 'decimate' UK's veterinary supply

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8 October 2018 | Government,News,Produce

Britain would retain its "global strength" if it joined the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal after Brexit, Japan's prime minister has said. Shi...

UK could retain 'global strength' after Brexit by joining TPP, Japan says

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8 October 2018 | Government,News,Organic,Produce

Organic trade bodies are calling for a "clear contingency plan" to ensure the continued trade of organic produce with the EU in the event of a ‘no dea...

Organic trade bodies call for 'clear contingency plan' after Brexit

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7 October 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Sheep

The long-term cold storage and guaranteed public procurement of lamb will be essential in ‘no deal’ Brexit, according to sheep farmers. In response...

Public procurement of lamb 'will be essential' in no deal Brexit

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6 October 2018 | Animal Health,Government,News

Future trade deals pose a "high threat" to farm animal welfare standards and food production standards, according to an expert panel. The warning c...

Post-Brexit trade deals pose 'high threat' to farm welfare standards

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5 October 2018 | Government,News,Renewables and Environment

NFU Cymru has spoken out against environmental groups who are urging their supporters to respond to a consultation on the future direction of Welsh fa...

NFU Cymru speaks out against groups attempting to 'damage' farming consultation

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4 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News

The farming industry has called for more clarity on funding post-2022 as the Agriculture Bill receives its Second Reading next week. MPs will have ...

CLA calls for certainty on Government funding plans post-2022

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4 October 2018 | Animal Health,Government,News

The veterinary industry has warned that new immigration proposals set out by Number 10 must consider the UK’s high proportion of EU vets. The Briti...

Vets warn against 'new layers of bureaucracy' after UK leaves EU

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4 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU

NFU Cymru is urging farmers to make their voices heard by responding to the Welsh Government’s Brexit consultation, with the deadline now just under a...

Welsh farmers urged to respond to 'most significant consultation in a generation'

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3 October 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Renewables and Environment

A second judicial review on CAP cross compliance breaches has been settled, with the Ulster Farmers' Union calling it a "victory for all farmers". ...

UFU wins second cross compliance case against DAERA

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3 October 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The 'Back British Farming' message was delivered to both the Labour and Conservative party conferences in a bit to highlight the role farmers play. ...

'Back British Farming' message delivered to party conferences

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