Nfu news around the UK

13 January 2021

EU agrees to recognise UK organic standards until 2023

10 January 2021

UK organic standards equivalent until 2023

Urea fertiliser consultation nears end amid possible ban

8 January 2021

Consultation 'will impact the way we farm'

Pesticide Vydate will not be re-authorised, Defra confirms

6 January 2021

NFU says the decision is 'unacceptable'

Aldi pledges £3.5bn toward sourcing more British food

1 January 2021

Farming groups have welcomed the news

UK farming to begin 'new era' in 2021, NFU president says

31 December 2020

Minette Batters releases her new year message

NFU urges 180 councils to ban sky lanterns

30 December 2020

They pose dangers to livestock and farms

Farm leaders react with relief as UK secures trade deal with EU

25 December 2020

The deal finally concluded after 11 months

UK's first-ever cyber security advice for farmers released

22 December 2020

Guidance to help farmers stay safe and secure online

UK Global Tariff 'offers some safeguards for farmers', NFU says

18 December 2020

Law implementing UK Global Tariff laid in parliament

Virus yellows having 'unprecedented impact' on sugar beet, NFU warns

12 December 2020

Industry is seeking emergency seed treatment

Backlash as climate report urges public to eat less meat

9 December 2020

Advisers say meat consumption must fall by a fifth

NFU welcomes new target to cut UK emissions by 68% by 2030

8 December 2020

The climate target is among the highest in world

Public encouraged to buy Christmas turkey direct from farm

4 December 2020

The NFU's #BuyMyTurkey campaign returns

UK sees significant drop in yield across all major crops

29 October 2020

NFU calls for more action to fight extreme weather

BBC upholds NFU complaint on meat documentary bias

16 October 2020

It has taken the BBC 10 months to apologise

NFU president urges PM to safeguard UK standards

15 October 2020

Minette Batters held discussions with Boris Johnson

NFU warns future of UK farming is at stake after MPs vote

14 October 2020

MPs rejected crucial Ag Bill amendment

Reward farmers for 'pivotal' environmental role, NFU urges

14 October 2020

Farmers have 'pivotal role' in protecting landscape

Highways Act amendment proposed following fatal incidents

9 October 2020

NFU calls for diversions where livestock are present

Alternative quarantine rules sought for seasonal Xmas workers

9 October 2020

NFU seeks info from affected producers

NFU calls for 'freely negotiated and flexible' milk contracts

16 September 2020

NFU responds to major dairy industry consultation

NFU welcomes opportunities for farming in UK-Japan deal

14 September 2020

UK signed first major post-Brexit trade deal

NFU calls on peers to amend Trade Bill to save standards

9 September 2020

UK at 'pivotal time' for future of farming

Public urged to rally MPs to show support for farmers

8 September 2020

MPs to get involved with Back British Farming Day

Pupils' ideas to help farmers combat climate change

7 September 2020

NFU launches 'Farmvention' competition

NFU calls for 'archaic' 1931 Game Act to modernise

7 September 2020

Law change needed to help tackle rural crime

MPs urged to get behind Back British Farming Day

29 August 2020

Annual day commences on 9 September

Government urged to address UK's low food self-sufficiency

21 August 2020

NFU calls for a 'horticultural revolution'

NFU calls for 'long-term management plan' for beavers

18 August 2020

Beavers could have 'massive impact' on farming

UK could see worst wheat harvest since 1980s, NFU says

18 August 2020

Extreme weather takes toll on crop