On the blog today: Michael Gove announces new funding to boost farm productivity at the World Dairy Summit in Northern Ireland, and Thérèse Coffey helps launch the countdown to the London 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade conference.
Environment Secretary on farm and food visit Today Environment Secretary Michael Gove is set to visit Shropshire and Birmingham to meet key members of the food and farming industry. This morning, he visited a ‘no-till’ farm in Shropshire to see …
Today: Defra orals, Farming statistics published, Environment Agency win gold in MIND Workplace Wellbeing Index and Tracy Brabin MP and her dog Rocky, win Westminster Dog of the Year.
Maximum litter fines increased to £150, Secretary of State highlights the state of the country’s soils in a speech to industry stakeholders, EU Glyphosate vote fails, and the Environment Agency protected over 1000 properties during Storm Brian.
Michael Gove meets US Agriculture Secretary Today, Environment Secretary Michael Gove met US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to build on the UK’s close and constructive relationship with the US. In the meeting, they spoke about the importance of maintaining our …
This week: Ivory ban, sentences for animal cruelty increase, £50 million Leeds flood defence scheme, plastic waste, protected food names and CAP funding in Scotland.