Nfu news around the UK

17 October 2019



NFU slams government's 'lack of action' as concerns remain

12 October 2019

Concerns remain on future of British farming

NFU launches new 'Rural Crime Hub' for farmers

10 October 2019

New online service launched

Farmers 'need confidence' to grow OSR as yields decline

10 October 2019

Yields are below five-year average

NFU dismisses study suggesting badger culls spread bTB

9 October 2019

New study claims cull spreads bovine TB

Farming industry dismayed at updated no-deal tariffs

8 October 2019

Farmers feel 'betrayed' by the tariffs

Farmers 'show leadership' in environmental work, NFU says

4 October 2019

Comments come as State of Nature report released

NFU backs campaign looking to boost UK biomass

2 October 2019

NFU pledges support to Biomass Heat Works! campaign

Young farmers discuss lower carbon future

26 September 2019

Farmers look at future and potential barriers

Labour's Food Commission plan an 'opportunity' for farmers

25 September 2019

It would monitor UK food security

NFU seeks clarity on 50 'no-deal' issues affecting farming

11 September 2019

Union sends 50 'vital questions' to govt

UK farmers aspiring to produce 'world's most climate friendly food'

10 September 2019

NFU unveils plan to deliver net zero

Brexit and mental wellbeing focus of farm charities summit

9 September 2019

Over 40 rural charities attended

NFU seeks govt reassurance on farm support payments

3 September 2019

It warns of no-deal 'critical economic situation'

Trade commission needed to protect farming post-Brexit, NFU says

2 September 2019

NFU calls for trade and standards commission

End of free movement after Brexit triggers NFU warning

30 August 2019

NFU acts to secure future labour access

US farmers could 'outcompete' UK farmers, NFU warns

22 August 2019

British farmers fear lower standards

NFU 'concerned' over future of Leave to Remain policy

21 August 2019

UK could scrape migrant policy post-Brexit

Wheat harvest at 'shuddering halt' due to heavy rain

20 August 2019

August rainfall stops harvest outside SE

NFU president meets with German counterpart

16 August 2019

They discussed Brexit and climate change

Ten young farmers appointed NFU ambassadors

14 August 2019

They will represent the next generation

Farmers warn of UK food self-sufficiency decline

11 August 2019

Self-sufficiency 'must be kept above 61%'

Emergency fund for flood-affected Yorkshire farmers

10 August 2019

£50,000 for Yorkshire Dales farmers

Farmers criticise media for 'biased' IPCC reporting

9 August 2019

Media focused heavily on meat and dairy

NFU asks Bristol Balloon Fiesta visitors to 'Back British Farming'

8 August 2019

The Discovery Barn will return to the event

Flood affected farmers to feel impact 'for many months'

6 August 2019

Drop-in session to help farmers affected

Tributes paid to former NFU president Sir Simon Gourlay

3 August 2019

He has died at the age of 85

Work begins to help flood affected Yorkshire farmers

2 August 2019

Farmers urged to register for post flood assistance

Farmers urged to stay safe this harvest

25 July 2019

Top tips help farmers stay safe

London school has classroom turned into farm

22 July 2019

NFU transforms London school into farm

NFU calls for introduction of E10 petrol

18 July 2019

Increasing bioethanol 'crucial' to achieving net zero