Government and Brexit news around the UK

21 June 2021

UK-NZ trade deal may include tariff cuts on agri-imports

19 June 2021

Farmers raise concerns over low-standard goods

'Disaster for the industry': UK food exports to EU plummet

18 June 2021

Food exports to the bloc fell 47% in Q1 2021

UK-Australia: NFU warns of 'significant impacts' on sugar growers

18 June 2021

UK growers 'subject to different regulatory standards'

'Labour crisis': UK poultry sector warns of dwindling workforce

18 June 2021

10% decrease in throughput within last few weeks

Farming's image 'must change' to curb labour shortfall

17 June 2021

New report warns of 'disastrous' labour shortages

Concerns raised over availability and capacity of UK abattoirs

17 June 2021

It comes as government is set to ban live exports

Government 'ignoring' Trade and Agriculture Commission, MPs warn

16 June 2021

New body's recommendations 'left to gather dust'

UK-Australia deal: No mention of standards, NFU says

15 June 2021

Union is 'concerned' over 'very thin details'

Farmers raise concern as UK and Australia agree trade deal

15 June 2021

It includes 15-year cap on tariff-free imports

Senedd votes to review controversial farm pollution rules

15 June 2021

Opposition calls for 'urgent review' into all-Wales NVZ

UK farming standards must not be undermined, Lords warn

14 June 2021

Committee is seeking answers to specific concerns

Scottish farming industry warns of 'detrimental' trade deals

14 June 2021

Bodies highlight 'concerning' UK-Australia talks

Retailers continue to improve behaviour, adjudicator says

12 June 2021

New record low in Code-related issues

NI Protocol triggers worry over 'rushed' Australia trade deal

11 June 2021

Welsh farmers call for more scrutiny from govt

Grower says UK farming 'much better off' without subsidies

10 June 2021

He wants farming 'to stand on its own two feet'

AHDB agrees 'managed-wind down' of Horticulture and Potatoes

10 June 2021

Growers voted to end both statutory levies

Farmers taking part in Defra's pilot to be paid £5,000

8 June 2021

Farmers taking part in SFI pilot to be paid

New mentor scheme to help farmers looking to export

8 June 2021

It will match experts with farming businesses

UK to end live exports as government unveils new bill

8 June 2021

UK to become first European country to ban it

Calculator developed for Defra's exit scheme payment

4 June 2021

Strutt & Parker's calculator for farmers

Older farmers told to look at plans to incentivise them to retire

4 June 2021

Nearly four in 10 farmers are over age of 65

Settled status: EU farm workers have four weeks to apply

3 June 2021

Deadline of 30 June is looming

Farm profits drop to lowest level since 2007

31 May 2021

Weather and pandemic two reasons for fall

MPs say UK-Australia trade deal needs 'proper scrutiny'

27 May 2021

EFRA Committee says farmers are 'worried'

Rallying cry for inquiry into boosting rural productivity

27 May 2021

Rural productivity is 18% below UK average

Environment Bill returns to parliament following delays

26 May 2021

Bill will trigger biggest shake-up of green rules

NFU seeks farmers' thoughts on Canada and Mexico trade deals

26 May 2021

Both countries are 'important markets' for UK

UK-Australia trade deal will have 'huge environmental cost'

25 May 2021

Auctioneers H&H issues warning on impact of deal

Edwin Poots: Australia FTA will 'damage' NI meat trade

24 May 2021

Minister expresses 'strong opposition' to deal

Prince Charles calls for 'global cooperative' of small farms

24 May 2021

High green standards would underpin it