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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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9 January 2019 | Government,News,NFU

Two leading farming organisations have joined forces to write to MPs urging them to ensure that a 'no deal' Brexit is removed from the negotiating tab...

Farm groups unite to urge MPs to avoid ‘no deal’ Brexit

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7 January 2019 | Education,News,NFU,Rural Life

More than 1,000 entries have been submitted to the NFU’s national education competition Farmvention from hundreds of primary schools across the countr...

NFU’s Farmvention competition closes with over 1,000 entries

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3 January 2019 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has said food standards must be protected when the UK leaves the EU and that the Government must ensure Britain has a 'robust supply' of safe ...

UK food standards must be protected after Brexit, NFU tells Government

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31 December 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU is advocating a national conversation about food and farming as next year will be 'pivotal' for the industry, the union has said in its new ye...

National conversation about food and farming needed in 2019, NFU says

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30 December 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU brought more than 70 representatives from the agri-food supply chain together in London in December to discuss the impacts of the UK leaving t...

NFU brings industry together to discuss no deal Brexit

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29 December 2018 | Appointments,News,NFU,Rural Life

Former NFU President Meurig Raymond has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours announced today. Mr Raymond was President of the NFU from 2014...

Former NFU President Meurig Raymond awarded CBE

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18 December 2018 | Education,News,NFU

Hundreds of primary schools have entered the NFU's first national education competition which will see a school turning into a farm for the day. Fa...

NFU's 'farmvention' initiative receives 600 entries from primary schools

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12 December 2018 | News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

The vital role farming plays in protecting and enhancing the environment was underlined at a landmark conference hosted by the NFU on Tuesday. Farm...

Farming’s crucial environmental role showcased at landmark conference

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11 December 2018 | News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

Farmers across the country are being urged to take part in the Big Farmland Bird Count which is back for the sixth successive year. The nationwide ...

Farmers encouraged to support Big Farmland Bird Count 2019

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11 December 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU have agreed six principles to encourage the best outcome for British farmers when the UK leaves the EU next year following further political t...

NFU agrees six principles for post-Brexit farming amid political turmoil

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6 December 2018 | Government,News,NFU

Farmers need clarity on what the future farming landscape will look like to allow future investment, the NFU said at its Business Symposium. Early ...

Farmers 'need clarity' on future farming landscape

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6 December 2018 | Finance,Government,News,NFU,Renewables and Environment

A set of new 'farm resilience measures' should be developed to combat extreme weather events, farming unions say. Resilience measures are "urgently...

'Resilience measures' needed to combat future extreme weather, NFU says

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29 November 2018 | Government,News,NFU,Shows and Events

The former Managing Director of Waitrose has called for the Government to remember the importance for a nation to have the ability to feed its own peo...

UK must have ability to feed its own people, former Waitrose boss says

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29 November 2018 | Government,News,NFU

Two Welsh farming unions have called on the Prime Minister to give assurances to farmers that they will not lose out under a final deal after 2020. ...

Welsh farming unions seek assurances from May on Brexit deal

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21 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

Although forecasts indicate no immediate risks, farmers are not yet 'out of the woods' in terms of the impact this year's extreme weather events could...

Extreme weather: Farmers 'not yet out of the woods' but concerns linger

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21 November 2018 | Finance,News,NFU,Produce,Supermarkets

The proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda could lead to increased pressure on farmers and reduce the choice and innovation of products available for...

Farmers will 'bear brunt' of Sainsbury's and Asda merger, NFU says

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15 November 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has welcomed the Government's progress on Brexit, stressing the "strategic importance" of British food and farming as Brexit looms. Prime M...

NFU welcomes Government's progress on Brexit

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12 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

British farmers have voiced anger today that neonicotinoid insecticides remain banned in the UK but not in other European countries. Despite a ban ...

British farmers angry over neonicotinoid use in EU, despite ban

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9 November 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has called for a "less bureaucratic and more dynamic" AHDB following a Defra consultation on the levy board's future. The farming industry ...

NFU calls for 'less bureaucratic and more dynamic' AHDB

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9 November 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,NFU

The NFU is calling on Police and Crime Commissioners to make tackling rural crime a strategic objective all year round, following a national day of po...

NFU calls for Police and Crime Commissioners to focus on rural crime

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7 November 2018 | News,NFU,Rural Life

The NFU has marked one hundred years since the end of World War One by paying tribute to the heroes who fought and those who helped produce the nation...

NFU pays tribute to farmers producing food during World War One

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5 November 2018 | Government,News,NFU

NFU Scotland is taking to the road as it seeks the views of its farmer members on what a new agricultural policy for Scotland should include. The 1...

Union tours Scotland to determine future agricultural policy

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4 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

The NFU has said it is "extremely concerned" for sugar beet growers following a move by British Sugar to take down its online portal. British beet ...

Growers left 'frustrated' after British Sugar takes down online portal

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