Government and Brexit news around the UK

12 April 2021

Fall in farm business income due to weather and Covid, Defra says

9 April 2021

Defra estimates farm business incomes in England

Union to launch legal challenge over 'damaging' NVZ rules

7 April 2021

NFU Cymru says it is finalising preparations

End 'cut-and-paste-from-Defra mentality', Welsh gov told

31 March 2021

FUW rejects key Welsh agriculture white paper

Defra to issue groups £9m to advise farmers on BPS transition

30 March 2021

Support to help farmers with BPS cuts

Defra urges farms to register for free Covid-19 testing

30 March 2021

Seasonal farm workers to receive free Covid tests

Farmers urged to report dead badgers as part of bTB study

29 March 2021

New survey for TB in road-killed badgers

Government urged to engage with rural areas more

29 March 2021

NFU says rural areas left out of policy-making

Farmers' business confidence negative for third year running

27 March 2021

Phasing of BPS key concern, NFU says

Brexit: Additional paperwork 'costing UK meat sector £120m'

26 March 2021

New report reveals the cost of Brexit to industry

Welsh government urged to promote native breeds more

26 March 2021

Charity calls for native breeds boost in Wales

UK risks losing 'stockyard of the world' status as EU trade halts

25 March 2021

Breeding stock trade remains shutdown

Changes to bovine TB policy 'must be based on science'

25 March 2021

Future policy must prove effective, NFU warns

Brexit: Difficulties for those exporting egg 'seconds'

23 March 2021

Exports of unfit liquid egg are staying in GB

Peers 'dismayed' at UK-EU agri-food trade friction

23 March 2021

UK firms facing 'structural barriers' in trade

Red meat levy redistribution agreed by GB nations

22 March 2021

Fairer share of red meat levy for each nation

Govt told to recognise UK pork standards in procurement policy

19 March 2021

Govt urged to recognise sector's high standards

Growers shun 'Scotland-specific' seed potato deal with EU

19 March 2021

It would be 'against UK Internal Market Act'

US food flooding UK shelves 'unlikely', report says

18 March 2021

US can 'meet a variety of standards'

'Simplified' BPS application window opens for 2021

18 March 2021

Farmers have until 17 May to apply

UK should be given access to gene editing tools, NFU says

17 March 2021

NFU responds to Defra consultation on the issue

Charity warns Seasonal Workers Pilot risks human trafficking

17 March 2021

Report raises concerns for farm worker safety

NI farmers 'struggling' since Protocol implementation

17 March 2021

Dismay as region's farmers 'overlooked'

EU farm workers told to apply for settled status by 30 June

16 March 2021

Farmers urged to check if staff have applied

UK food exports to EU plunged in January, ONS says

14 March 2021

First month since Brexit sees major fall in trade

Government's import rule timeline change 'a backwards step'

13 March 2021

Scottish farmers slam government's decision

NFU calls for level playing field after EU import checks delayed

12 March 2021

Brexit import checks delayed by six months

Brexit: NFU Scotland calls for end to border bureaucracy

9 March 2021

Government urged to minimise trade friction

US suspends tariffs on UK agri-food goods

5 March 2021

Airbus-Boeing trade dispute simmers down

Brexit: Movement Assistance Scheme now covers organic food

4 March 2021

GB organic traders can apply for support

Budget 2021: Key points for farming businesses

4 March 2021

Saffery Champness combs through the detail