Farming industry appointment news around the UK

5 December 2019



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

Growers needed to bring new voice to horticulture

5 September 2019

25 vacancies available for expert panels

Ten young farmers appointed NFU ambassadors

14 August 2019

They will represent the next generation

George Eustice re-appointed to Defra

26 July 2019

He resigned just five months ago

Young farmer crowned Woman Farmer of Year

26 July 2019

Nicola Drew runs a beef and sheep farm

Theresa Villiers appointed new Defra Secretary

25 July 2019

Michael Gove promoted to senior role

Welsh politicians call for new rural ministerial role

23 July 2019

New minister needed to ‘turbocharge rural areas’

MEP reappointed Tory agriculture spokesperson

3 July 2019

She pledges to continue efforts for British farming

Young farmers needed for NFU Ambassador Programme

27 June 2019

Apply now to become NFU Young Farmer Ambassador

Tamara Finkelstein appointed new Permanent Secretary at Defra

19 June 2019

Appointment of new Permanent Secretary at Defra

Leics father and son team join Monitor Farm network

5 June 2019

The duo farm a total of 560 hectares of arable cropping

EFRA Chair backs Gove's bid to become next PM

3 June 2019

Neil Parish says Gove 'truly understands' farmers' needs

Dairy Crest boss steps down following Saputo's acquisition

14 May 2019

Dairy Crest was bought by Saputo in a deal worth nearly £1bn

Search is on for Wales Woman Farmer of the Year 2019

25 April 2019

The competition aims to celebrate the contribution of women in farming

Defra on 'Brexit red alert' as 3,000 new staff hired

21 April 2019

Defra is one of the government departments “most affected by EU Exit”

Creators of highly sensitive bovine TB test win major dairy award

18 April 2019

The test is able to detect mycobacteria within just six hours

Small island of Sark looks to find new farmer to redevelop local dairy

17 April 2019

The successful applicant needs to bring over a herd of cows to the island

UK farming expert awarded fellowship to Japan

20 March 2019

The fellowships are awarded to people who are ‘uniquely qualified by their real-life experience’

New Area Sales Manager for leading tractor maker

18 March 2019

New Area Sales Manager for leading tractor makes in Wales and the west of England