Nfu news around the UK

20 May 2020



NFU Derbyshire badger cull judicial review rejected

14 May 2020

High Court backs government's decision

Farmers urge MPs to debate next crucial stage of Ag Bill

9 May 2020

NFU launches 'Write to your MP' tool

Young farmers needed for NFU Ambassador Programme 2020

1 May 2020

Applications are now open for 2020

Coronavirus: Farmers back CBI call for 'new wave of support'

24 April 2020

CBI outlines new proposals for affected firms

NFU president slams retailers for failing to stock British beef

24 April 2020

It comes as Great British Beef Week gets underway

Coronavirus: NFU calls for delay in BPS payment reductions

21 April 2020

Delay to agricultural transition period 'needed'

Coronavirus: Retailers urged to stock more British flowers

19 April 2020

More support 'needed to protect' ornamentals sector

NFU president 'optimistic' British people will work on farms

17 April 2020

'People are very keen to work on farms'

Coronavirus: NFU holds dairy sector crisis meeting with government

15 April 2020

Union lays down key asks of government

Coronavirus: NFU urges retailers to promote cuts of meat in-store

10 April 2020

Steaks and roasting joints now in high supply

NFU calls for crisis meeting as UK dairy faces 'severe financial pressure'

9 April 2020

NFU President said situation is becoming 'untenable'

New NFU service to report on coronavirus' impact on farmers

1 April 2020

Farmers and growers urged to use the platform

New ale launched in Suffolk to celebrate local farmers

20 March 2020

The pale ale celebrates Suffolk farmers

NFU welcomes new UK-wide water framework proposal

17 March 2020

Plan looks at the issue of future water supplies

Coronavirus: NFU Scotland tells members not to hold meetings

16 March 2020

Union tells farmers not to hold gatherings

Petition calling for ban on low quality food imports reaches 15k

12 March 2020

15,000 people sign NFU’s food standards petition

'Just devastating': Impact of extreme weather hits Midlands farm hard

11 March 2020

NFU visited the farm to see the concerns

NFU postpones March London rally due to coronavirus

11 March 2020

Mass rally cancelled and delayed to later date

Growers 'face greater risks' over future access to water, NFU says

10 March 2020

Increased demand from other users and climate

NFU warns against move to abolish red diesel's tax breaks

5 March 2020

Chancellor is looking to increase taxes on fuel

NFU launches toolkit to combat red meat myths

1 March 2020

Online tool challenges media inaccuracies

Online tool launched for farmers wanting to assess GHG emissions

29 February 2020

It suggests ways of reducing GHG emissions

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

BPS payments to be reduced from 2021 in 'progressive way'

27 February 2020

George Eustice said it will start with reduction of 5%

Increasing sophistication of rural crime 'affecting farmers' mental health'

27 February 2020

Rural crime tactics a 'serious issue' for mental health

NFU tells government to honour UK farm standards pledge

27 February 2020

Govt 'must honour manifesto commitment in Ag Bill'

Eustice faces barrage of questions over Brexit food standards

26 February 2020

Defra Secretary insists standards will be protected

Any drop in standards would be 'insane', NFU president says

25 February 2020

NFU expresses frustration at govt's mixed messages

Trade deals must be made 'on our terms', NFU warns

25 February 2020

NFU fears watering down of standards post-Brexit