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23 March 2019 | Government,News,NFU

The continued uncertainty surrounding the UK's terms of withdrawal from the EU is causing 'serious implications' for farmers, groups have warned. B...

Farmers warn continued Brexit uncertainty is causing 'serious implications'

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20 March 2019 | Government,News,NFU

Farming unions have written to Philip Hammond warning that the recent 'no-deal' UK tariff policy announcement will damage British farming. Temporar...

Farmers write to Philip Hammond urging 'no-deal' Brexit tariff revision

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20 March 2019 | News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

Defra may give the Environment Agency increased powers so that it could vary or revoke abstraction rights without having to offer compensation to farm...

Govt may get powers to vary or revoke farmers' abstraction rights

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15 March 2019 | Education,News,NFU,Shows and Events

A London primary school has been named NFU's Farmvention Champion for their ingenious 'tractor of the future' design. Ronald Ross Primary School's ...

London primary school wins major farming competition

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13 March 2019 | Government,News,NFU

The UK’s four farming unions have urged MPs to extend the Article 50 deadline as MPs overwhelmingly reject May's Brexit deal. Farm leaders have urg...

UK farming unions call for extension of Article 50 deadline

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11 March 2019 | Education,News,NFU

Schoolchildren from across the country have been experiencing the ins and outs of British farming first-hand thanks to a competition by the NFU. 'F...

Schoolchildren experience farming first-hand thanks to competition

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8 March 2019 | News,NFU,Rural Life

Two prominent farming icons will be joining the 'She Who Dares...Farms' conference which aims to showcase the contribution women make to the industry....

Two female farming icons to speak at 'She Who Dares...Farms'

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27 February 2019 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Government,News,NFU

The continued uncertainty surrounding Brexit is now impacting the grain trade, the NFU has warned, with British arable businesses struggling to plan a...

Arable farmers struggle to plan ahead due to Brexit uncertaity

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27 February 2019 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has reacted to the possibility of an Article 50 extension by saying it is 'unacceptable' for farm businesses to remain in constant uncertainty...

NFU says possibility of prolonged Brexit uncertainty is 'unacceptable'

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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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20 February 2019 | Appointments,News,NFU,Shows and Events

A farmer from Lancashire has been honoured at this year’s NFU Conference for his commitment to the union and the farming industry. Launched last ye...

Lancashire farmer honoured at NFU Conference

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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 | 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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17 February 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,NFU,Products

Robots, vertical farms and virtual fencing could soon be the farming of the future, according to a new report from the NFU. The Future of Food 2040...

Robots and virtual fencing could be on British farms in 20 years time, report says

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8 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,NFU,Rural Life

The dangers of UV exposure to farmers' skin is set to be uncovered at the upcoming NFU Conference in Birmingham. According to a recent study by Imp...

Danger of UV exposure to farmers' skin to be highlighted

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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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The NFU has called on government to support investment in new technologies to help farmers in the fight against climate change. Technology will pla...

New tech needed for farmers to battle climate change, NFU says

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31 January 2019 | Government,News,NFU

This week's votes and amendments on Theresa May's Brexit deal has done 'little to provide much-needed certainty' for the future of food and farming in...

'Time is running out' in providing 'much-needed certainty' for farming, NFU says

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28 January 2019 | Government,News,NFU

New statistics show the effect ongoing Brexit uncertainty has had on farmer confidence, with mid-term confidence hitting an all-time low. The lates...

New statistics show effect Brexit uncertainty has on farmer confidence

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22 January 2019 | Animal Health,Cattle,Husbandry,News,NFU,Pigs,Sheep

The Livestock Information Service has the potential to transform the livestock sector through greater transparency and data sharing, NFU President Min...

Livestock Information Service will 'transform' livestock sector, NFU President says

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20 January 2019 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,News,NFU

The merger between US-based Archer Daniels Midlands and Gleadell Agriculture will “massively reduce” farmers' options in the grain market, the NFU has...

ADM merger will add 'extra financial pressure' on UK farmers, NFU says

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17 January 2019 | Finance,News,NFU

The NFU has called for 'immediate' bridging payments to be provided to more than 5,000 farmers who have yet to receive their BPS payments for 2018. ...

NFU calls for 'immediate' bridging payments as 5,000 farmers await 2018 BPS

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16 January 2019 | News,NFU,Rural Life

Sixteen percent of farmers now have access to superfast broadband, an increase of 12 percent since 2015, the NFU's latest broadband survey shows. B...

Sixteen percent of farmers now have access to superfast broadband

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15 January 2019 | Government,News,NFU

Many British farms will “struggle to survive” if the United Kingdom leaves the European Union with 'no deal', the NFU president has warned. During ...

Farmers will 'struggle to survive' if UK leaves with 'no deal', NFU President warns

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