Farming industry appointment news around the UK

25 March 2020



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

Northumberland farmer elected new CLA president

15 November 2019

Farmer appointed president of the rural group

Government on lookout for new Groceries Code Adjudicator

12 November 2019

Christine Tacon is to step down after 7 years

Welsh family winners of sustainable agriculture award

7 November 2019

Pembrokeshire family announced winners

Scottish Arable Farm of the Year finalists revealed

31 October 2019

Three Fife finalists revealed

British Sugar announce new Agriculture Director

30 October 2019

Peter Watson will take up role in 2020

Co Down man wins this year's Grassland Farmer of the Year

24 October 2019

Event looks at UK's best grassland farmers

Former Defra Secretary new Countryside Alliance chairman

14 October 2019

Conservative MP takes up the post

AHDB on search for new chair to replace Sir Peter Kendall

30 September 2019

Search underway for new AHDB boss

National Trust on search for Lake District farm leader

17 September 2019

Senior leader needed to look after 90 farms

Two farmers needed to become sustainability leaders

12 September 2019

Emerging farm leaders needed