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...

BRIDGING PAYMENTS DELIVERED TO 3,200 FARMERS

Bridging payments worth more than £117 million have now reached over 3,200 farms, the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) announced on Monday 16 April 2018. More...

BAN ON LIVE ANIMAL EXPORTS FOR SLAUGHTER EXPLORED BY GOVERNMENT

The Environment Secretary has launched a call for evidence for a potential ban on the live export of animals for slaughter once the UK...

RURAL BROADBAND NEEDS TO BE A PRIORITY IN GOVERNMENT POLICY, NFU...

Connectivity and broadband in rural areas has to be boosted if farms are to reach their full potential, the NFU says today as new...

NSA QUESTIONS WWF CREDIBILITY OVER ‘POLLUTING LAMB’ CLAIMS

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has rejected findings from a recent World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report that claims the traditional Welsh dish of lamb...

UK FARMING UNIONS SET OUT PRIORITIES FOR NEXT PHASE OF BREXIT

The four UK farming unions have agreed a set of priorities for achieving the best Brexit outcome for UK farming. Presidents Barclay Bell, Ulster...

HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES LAUNCHES FARM RESILIENCE PROGRAMME AT LOUTH...

Today (19th March) HRH The Prince of Wales attended Louth Livestock Market, to announce that Louth will be a new location for year three...

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