Farming industry appointment news around the UK

6 December 2021

Oldham MP Jim McMahon new Shadow Defra Secretary

30 November 2021

MP for Oldham West takes top position

Young sheep farmers urged to join development scheme

26 November 2021

NSA launches Ambassador programme

CLA's new president calls for more action to boost rural areas

12 November 2021

Arable farmer Mark Tufnell appointed new president

Red Tractor appoints Cumbrian farmer as vice chair

27 October 2021

Farming advocate Alistair Mackintosh takes on role

Former ag student returns to college to run 900-acre farm

4 October 2021

New Farm Manager appointed at Bishop Burton

NFU on the hunt for new young farmer ambassadors

6 September 2021

18-26 year olds can apply to the programme

Wales' new rural crime co-ordinator gets to work

1 July 2021

Rob Taylor will tackle growing threat of farm crime

Muller seeks 25 farmers to join Next Generation initiative

7 June 2021

Processor's initiative will share best practice

Fife farmer appointed new chair of agronomy co-op

7 June 2021

Jim Mason new chair of Scottish Agronomy

Scotland's farming minister Fergus Ewing steps down

20 May 2021

He will be replaced with Mairi Gougeon

Lesley Griffiths reappointed Wales' farming minister

14 May 2021

She stays in her role as Minister for Rural Affairs

AHDB seeking six new board members

21 April 2021

Current or recent levy payers wanted

Shepherdess turned scientist hailed for livestock work

7 April 2021

Dr Joanne Conington receives prestigious award

Tim Rycroft appointed new CEO of AHDB

30 March 2021

He is currently COO of Food and Drink Federation

Two farmers appointed new directors of Hybu Cig Cymru

19 March 2021

The two farmers will help promote Welsh meat

Wales introduces Rural and Wildlife Crime Coordinator

19 March 2021

It comes as rural crime is on the rise

Two new farmers join AHDB's Strategic Cereal Farm network

11 March 2021

Expansion of the Farm Excellence programme

New NFYFC chairman elected 25 years after her father

22 February 2021

Rachel Goldie is the new chairman of NFYFC

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