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.
Today (31st May), the government announced that up to £30 million has been awarded to more than 50 cutting-edge farming projects that will help boost food production, move towards net zero, and create a more resilient and sustainable agricultural sector.
Yesterday (24 May), the government published a range of measures to support tenant farmers and help provide long-term sustainability for the tenant farming sector in its response to the independent Rock Review.
On Thursday 23rd March, the Precision Breeding Act become law. The Act sets in motion changes to allow farmers to grow crops which are drought and disease resistant, reduce use of fertilisers and pesticides, and help breed animals that are …
We are re-investing £2.4 billion per year in the sector through new farming schemes Provided farmers with extensive detail on the ELMs scheme, ensuring there is something for every farmer including uplands and tenants. Accelerated the rollout of the Sustainable …
Today, there has been widespread coverage on the front page of the Guardian, as well as in the Financial Times, BBC Online, the Independent, the Evening Standard, the Daily Telegraph the Daily Star, and trade coverage in Farmers Weekly, Horticulture …
Defra has announced 45,000 visas for seasonal workers will be available to horticulture businesses next year - an uplift of 15,000 compared to what was available at the start of 2022.
Today we are looking at media coverage of NFU comments on food supply and security.
Today we are looking at our new protection for Welsh Leeks.
There has been further coverage of some supermarkets reporting shortages in supplies of eggs, following the avian influenza outbreak and rising costs for farmers due to the war in Ukraine.