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    Online grocers urged to flag British produce

    The NFU is calling for British produce to be highlighted on internet grocery sites as part of a range of proposals to make online labelling as transparent as in-store. Among the NFU’s suggestions to make British products more easily identifiable… Read More

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    NFU reveals roadmap for fruit and veg growth

    Improving nutritional labeling on menus and increasing availability of healthier foods in vending machines are just two ways in which foodservice businesses can help boost UK fruit and vegetable consumption, according to a new NFU report. The ‘Fit for the… Read More

  • UK faces agriculture crisis

    THE NATIONAL FARMERS Union (NFU) will announce that the UK is set to face a crisis in its agriculture production outputs if more is not done to invest in farming.                    … Read More

  • NFU launches political campaign

    THE NATIONAL FARMERS Union (NFU) has announced it will be launching a campaign in the run up to May elections to highlight the importance of the agriculture sector in the UK.                  … Read More

  • DEFRA negotiates dairy farmer support

    FOLLOWING A tough year for the dairy industry, the Department of Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has asked that UK banks, tax authorities and the Rural Payments Agency to show support to farmers.            … Read More

  • First Milk delay dairy farmers’ pay by two weeks

    FIRST MILK announced that over 1,000 farmers within one of its co-operatives would see a delay in their pay cheque, due on Monday 12th January, and all subsequent payments after will be put back a fortnight.        … Read More

  • Public perception of farming is increasingly positive in survey results

    MORE OF the British public think positively about farmers and farming than last year according to a recent OnePoll survey commissioned by the NFU.                    Following the launch of the Back British… Read More

  • NFU calls for people to back British farming

    THE NATIONAL Farmers Union (NFU) has revealed self-sufficiency in UK food production stating has dropped by 15% over the last twenty years. According to the NFU, the latest figures show that as a nation the UK is currently only 60%… Read More

  • EU vote threatens progress on green farming

    ENVIRONMENTALISTS ACCUSE MEP’S of watering down eco-friendly plans for Common Agricultural Policy.                           Much has been done to improve the environmental performance of agriculture, but a recent vote in… Read More