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21 May 2018 | Online since 2003

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19 May 2018 | Finance,News,NFU

Farm income surged by more than 40 per cent last year, with an increase in the milk price making a significant contribution to the improvement. Fir...

NFU gives cautious welcome to 40 percent farm income increase

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15 May 2018 | News,NFU,Poultry

The British poultry industry has today launched a new apprenticeship standard for poultry workers, creating a pipeline to bring skilled workers into t...

New apprenticeship standards launched to attract poultry workers

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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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11 May 2018 | Agri Safety,News,NFU

The NFU is calling for "prompt, effective action" as new Home Office figures shows agricultural-related crime has risen over the past four years. N...

NFU calls for 'prompt action' as new figures show rural crime rise

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10 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has hosted MPs, peers and advisers from across the political spectrum to highlight why any new farming policy needs to be productive and profi...

NFU hosts MPs to galvanise political support for productive farming industry

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8 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU,Produce

The NFU has revealed its vision for British farmers to become the number one supplier of choice to the UK market. It says British people should be ...

British farmers must be number one supplier to UK market, NFU says

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7 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU

Farmers have until tomorrow morning to complete the biggest government consultation on farming since 1947. Farmers have until 11.45pm tomorrow (Tue...

'Phenomenally important': NFU urges farmers to complete Defra consultation

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2 May 2018 | Finance,News,NFU,Property News,Rural Life

The NFU has secured a number of "crucial victories" for its members affected by Phase 2a of HS2, including interim payments for temporary possession o...

NFU secures 'crucial victories' for farmers affected by HS2

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2 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The National Farmers Union has appealed to the industry to respond to the biggest farming consultation since 1947, with the deadline just days away. ...

Farmers urged to respond to the biggest farming consultation since 1947

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1 May 2018 | Government,News,NFU

Farmers must be "engaged and empowered" to deliver reforms so farming can continue to benefit the country, the NFU has said. Farmers need to be at ...

'Engage and empower' farmers to deliver reforms, NFU tells Gove

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28 April 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU and Association for Labour Providers (ALP) have launched a 10-point plan to help farmers and growers better recruit and retain workers for the...

New 10-point plan launched to better source farm workers

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27 April 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Government,News,NFU

The NFU has called the decision to ban the use of neonicotinoids to all outdoor crops as a "regrettable decision not justified by evidence". On Fri...

EU's neonics ban 'regrettable decision not justified by evidence', NFU says

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18 April 2018 | Agri Safety,News,NFU,Rural Life

The 2018 National Rural Crime Survey has been launched to spearhead greater recognition and understanding of the problems and impact of crime in rural...

National Rural Crime Survey launched as rural areas deemed 'soft targets' for criminals

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11 April 2018 | Feed and Forage,Husbandry,News,NFU

The NFU is relaunching its Fodder Bank after wet weather has seen farmers in many parts of the country experience extreme shortages. The bank will ...

NFU launches Fodder Bank as farmers face increasing shortages due to weather

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1 April 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,NFU

Intense campaigning has led to a Government decision that ensures nursery growers are treated equally to other agricultural businesses regarding busin...

NFU lobbying success ensures equal treatment for nursery growers

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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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The NFU has said it is "disappointed" after the Environment Agency rejected its recommendation to delay the implementation of changes to its charges r...

NFU 'disappointed' after calls to delay changes to charges regime rejected

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21 March 2018 | News,NFU

The National Farmers' Union has set out seven "key tests" to assess government proposals for a future farming policy post-Brexit. The NFU has start...

NFU sets out seven "key tests" to assess post-Brexit government farm policy

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20 March 2018 | News,NFU,Rural Life

The farming industry is celebrating the work 476,000 people do on Britain’s farms as part of a new campaign to highlight its achievements. The #Peo...

Social media celebrates thousands of #PeopleInFarming

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14 March 2018 | News,NFU,Rural Life

Comments from farmers are needed as a water regulator carries out a performance review following water disruptions caused by the recent severe weather...

NFU seeks farmers' comments surrounding cold-weather water interruptions

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13 March 2018 | Agri Safety,Animal Health,News,NFU,Poultry

Broiler producers will now benefit from free-range status being applied on a flock-by-flock basis, when birds are forced to be kept inside by a veteri...

Free-range status for broilers now apply on flock-by-flock basis, Defra confirms

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10 March 2018 | Government,News,NFU,Rural Life

The government has announced £25m for 5G projects across the UK, with a focus on rural areas to help progress the agricultural industry. On the fir...

5G projects to be rolled out in rural areas to progress agricultural industry

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3 March 2018 | Government,News,NFU

The NFU has warned that Brexit negotiations "must deliver" for the food and farming industry as Theresa May admits that "no-one will get everything th...

NFU: Brexit talks 'must deliver' for farming as Prime Minister warns of 'hard facts'

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1 March 2018 | News,NFU,Rural Life,Shows and Events

The agricultural industry is being urged to help combat the impact of anxiety, depression and other mental health issues on an increasing number of Br...

Industry urged to join forces and combat farmer anxiety and depression

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27 February 2018 | Finance,Government,News,NFU

NFU President Minette Batters has said it is "vital" the government does not start "overhauling" parts of the current subsidy system. Mrs Batters h...

Govt must not 'overhaul' parts of current subsidy system, NFU says