There has been widespread coverage of the Prime Minister and Environment Secretary’s announcement on a range of new measures to ensure all farmers and producers are treated fairly Government underlines commitment to British farmers.
Following recent coverage of farmer protests, this blog demonstrates government support of British farmers.
Blog on the coverage of our announcement on the biggest upgrades to UK farming schemes introduced by the Government since Britain left the EU.
The Guardian has today published a piece claiming the government has broken its promise to English farmers by failing to spend the promised £2.4 billion a year on agriculture between 2021 and 2023.
Yesterday was Back British Farming Day, where the government announced a package of measures to help people “buy British” and provide farmers with the cashflow they need to invest in their businesses – which have been widely among farming trade press, including Farmers Weekly and Farmers Guardian.
Agricultural shows are the highlight of farming calendars across the country. Since May, Defra ministers have travelled to 16 different shows in every nation and region of the UK , speaking to farmers and land managers about our new farming …
Defra announce more detail on regulations set to come into force later this year which will ensure supply contracts in the dairy sector are fair and transparent
Blog looking at the Sustainable Farming Incentive 2023 which will start accepting applications from August, offering an improved, more streamlined process for farmers.
Today there has been inaccurate coverage of Defra’s position on income foregone plus costs in Farmers Weekly. The piece claims that Minister Spencer and Defra have “rowed back” on moving beyond income foregone plus costs as the basis for payments …
We recognise hedgerows are vital elements of our landscapes, upholding the distinct character of the countryside, improving local air quality, and serving as crucial wildlife habitats. This is why we will be consulting shortly on how we can best continue to support and enable farmers to conserve hedgerows after phasing out the Common Agricultural Policy.