Farming industry appointment news around the UK

3 July 2020



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

Young farmers needed for NFU Ambassador Programme 2020

1 May 2020

Applications are now open for 2020

12,000 acre hill farm appoints young farmer as new manager

13 April 2020

New farm manager breaks the mould

Luke Pollard retains role as shadow Defra Secretary

10 April 2020

MP returns as shadow Environment Secretary

New CEO of farming co-operative Fram Farmers

25 March 2020

Suffolk-based co-op announces new CEO

AHDB announces first strategic cereal farm for Scotland

24 March 2020

Scottish Arable Farm of the Year finalist selected

Nicholas Saphir appointed new AHDB chairman

11 March 2020

He will take the role from 1 April

Minette Batters re-elected NFU president for further two years

27 February 2020

Wiltshire beef farmer re-elected union president

High-profile Leicestershire farmer honoured for industry dedication

27 February 2020

Joe Stanley was presented this year's NFU award

New NFYFC chairman promises 'year of change'

17 February 2020

Youth organisation develops new strategy

MP and farmer's daughter Victoria Prentis joins Defra

17 February 2020

She is 'passionate' about the rural economy

New Defra Secretary urged to 'seize opportunities' for farming

15 February 2020

George Eustice told to back farmers amid Brexit

George Eustice appointed new Defra Secretary

14 February 2020

He replaces Theresa Villiers

Theresa Villiers out as Defra Secretary

13 February 2020

She was in the role for just 7 months

Joint venture opportunity to manage 1200 sheep

11 February 2020

The estate is located in Northumberland

John Cross to oversee new Livestock Information Service

10 February 2020

Fifth generation farmer announced chair

Farming stalwart named recipient of posthumous industry award

7 February 2020

Inspirational farmer Jim Innes died recently

Sheep farming stalwart awarded for contribution to sector

6 February 2020

Cumbrian farmer John Geldard receives recognition

UK Agricultural Finance hires to help continue expansion

27 January 2020

UKAF is a specialist business lender

NI's agriculture minister quits farming to avoid conflict of interest

22 January 2020

Edwin Poots steps back from farming

NFU Cymru president and deputy president re-elected

21 January 2020

NFU Cymru's top team re-elected

Edwin Poots appointed NI's new farming minister

14 January 2020

It follows three years of deadlock in NI

Kevin Roberts reappointed chair of Hybu Cig Cymru

5 December 2019

HCC is responsible for promoting Welsh red meat

Yorkshire farmer wins national Excellence in Farming award

25 November 2019

He has been praised for his grass management

British pig industry stalwart wins major award

19 November 2019

National Pig Association chairman wins award