BPS 2018 APPLICATIONS DUE IN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS

More than 35,000 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 applications have been submitted since the application window for the scheme opened on 13 March. With two...

MICHAEL GOVE FIRST MINISTER TO RECOGNISE THAT METHOD OF FOOD PRODUCTION...

Patrick Holden has welcomed a far-sighted presentation from the Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove, at a conference on The Future of...

ENGAGE WITH FARMERS TO DELIVER CHANGE, NFU TELLS DEFRA SECRETARY OF...

Farmers need to be at the heart of a future domestic agricultural policy with food production at its core, NFU President Minette Batters has...

MICHAEL GOVE AND MINETTE BATTERS ON THE FUTURE OF THE UK...

The Future of Farming, a 2-day conference on 27-28 April, organised by the Sustainable Food Trust is taking place at a crucial...

PULSES OFFER POSITIVE POTENTIAL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL GOOD

“Pulse crops offer positive potential for environmental good and long-term sustainability through increased production,” asserts Roger Vickers, Chief Executive of PGRO. “We are pressing for...

FARMERS JOIN WITH THE PUBLIC TO SPEAK UP FOR FARMING’S FUTURE

More than 150 farmers and members of the public today took part in a photo-call organised by the NFU urging people to show their...

NFU PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR GREAT BRITISH BEEF WEEK CAMPAIGN

As Great British Beef Week kicks off, NFU President Minette Batters has pledged her support and highlighted the importance of Britain’s beef sector. In her...

TEN DAYS LEFT TO APPLY FOR THE PRINCE’S COUNTRYSIDE FUND LAND...

Applications to win the use of a Land Rover Discovery Commercial or Discovery Sport from The Prince’s Countryside Fund close on April 30th. Now in...

COUNTRYSIDE MUST NOT BECOME A ‘SOFT TARGET’, NFU TELLS POLICE CHIEFS

NFU President Minette Batters will urge Chief Constables to ensure farms and rural communities do not become a ‘soft target’ for criminals, in an...

FARMING — WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER GOING ORGANIC?

Conventional farming and organic farming each have their own advantages — the argument is ongoing as to which is best. Some professionals firmly back...

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