Farming industry appointment news around the UK

22 February 2021

Martin Kennedy elected NFU Scotland's new president

14 February 2021

Highland tenant farmer takes top job

Catherine Smith announced new chair of Hybu Cig Cymru

4 February 2021

First woman to take the role of chair since 2003

NI farming minister steps down to undergo cancer surgery

2 February 2021

Edwin Poots temporarily leaves the post

Harper Adams vice chancellor to retire after 23 years at institution

1 February 2021

David Llewellyn will retire in July

NFU Scotland candidates to hold virtual hustings events

12 January 2021

Four names in the hat for vice presidential roles

Farming figures recognised in New Year Honours List

31 December 2020

Numerous industry figures hailed for efforts

Martin Kennedy set to become new NFU Scotland president

22 December 2020

Highland farmer will stand unchallenged

Rhug Estate owner hailed for 'lasting impact' on Welsh farming

18 December 2020

Lord Newborough recognised for his commitment

UK's first Groceries Code Adjudicator new chair of Red Tractor

18 December 2020

Christine Tacon CBE is new chair of assurance body

Support for UK pig sector 'vital in face of serious challenges'

7 December 2020

Producers urged to back National Pig Association

Venocomatic UK employee now on women in ag committee

25 November 2020

Lizzie McLaughlin has promoted women in farming

AHDB searches for new farm to join Strategic Cereal network

23 November 2020

Arable farmer needed from either north or south

British Wool announces new chief executive officer

13 November 2020

Andrew Hogley appointed new acting CEO

NFU Scotland to appoint new president in February 2021

29 October 2020

Union will also elect two new vice presidents

Jane King to step down as AHDB CEO

21 October 2020

She was in the role for nearly six years

Alltech UK appoints new Regional Poultry Sales Manager

29 September 2020

Adam Platt appointed role amid increased demand

Leading dairy breeding expert scoops Royal accolade

15 September 2020

Princess Anne awards dairy expert top award

Rugby referee Nigel Owens appointed new NFYFC president

27 August 2020

Young farmers voted to elect TV presenter

Five beef and lamb farms needed for AHDB programme

21 August 2020

Five new farms needed for this year

Nominations open for two prestigious potato industry awards

13 August 2020

Awards for outstanding individuals in potato sector

Further appointees to new ruminant health and welfare group

10 August 2020

Two further leadership appointments made

Eleven young farmers appointed NFU's new ambassadors

28 July 2020

New group of student ambassadors unveiled

Guy Smith appointed new Red Tractor Crops Sector chair

24 July 2020

Former NFU deputy president joins Red Tractor

Noble Foods names Duncan Everett as new CEO

3 July 2020

Everett joins UK's largest egg producer

Hill farmer elected to lead Yorkshire Dales National Park

1 July 2020

'Nature friendly' upland farmer elected

Nominations sought for 2020 women in dairy award

12 June 2020

Award celebrates achievements of women

Seven new farms join AHDB's Farm Excellence programme

12 June 2020

The monitor farms will share best practice

Coronavirus: Farming union proposes 'truly novel' drive-in AGM

8 June 2020

The plan would involve cars and large screens

Welsh farmer appointed First Milk's new director

28 May 2020

Mike Smith succeeds Jim Baird as director

Scottish farmer wins Holstein lifetime achievement award

12 May 2020

Jack Brewster announced the 2020 winner