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Maximum grant amounts for farm equipment increased

Defra has released the latest guidance on what grant funding will be available through the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund (FETF), after prime minister Rishi Sunak announced at the NFU…

COMMUNITY

Impact of educating children about farming revealed

A new report has highlighted the extensive work being done to educate young people and possible future farmers about the farm-to-fork journey. Linking Environment and Farming (Leaf) Education is working…

NEWS

Welsh farmers mount Colwyn Bay tractor demo

Welsh farmers have taken to the roads in their tractors again to show their opposition to Welsh government policies which they fear will ruin their livelihoods. About 40 tractors staged…

MEAT MARKETS AND PRICES

Sheep lead the way as UK exports grow in value in 2023

Exports to the EU alone were worth more than half a billion pounds to the UK sheep sector last year, after a big uptick in sales. However, while sheep exports…

NEWS

Phone companies fall behind on 4G roll-out to rural areas

Government plans to achieve decent 4G mobile phone coverage in rural areas are unlikely to be delivered on time, a new report from the National Audit Office (NAO) has found.…

FARM POLICY

No Farmers, No Food founder tackles concerns about campaign

The founder of No Farmers, No Food has rejected claims it has any hidden political agenda, insisting that it seeks to create a “unified and non-partisan” campaign for British farmers.…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Grain trade blamed for holding up digital passports

A new timeline for the implementation of a combinable crops passport has been unveiled following an industry-wide consultation. Digital passports remain a topic of contention within the industry, and earlier…

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GRANTS

Maximum grant amounts for farm equipment increased

Defra has released the latest guidance on what grant funding will be available through the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund (FETF), after prime minister Rishi Sunak announced at the NFU…

COMMUNITY

Impact of educating children about farming revealed

A new report has highlighted the extensive work being done to educate young people and possible future farmers about the farm-to-fork journey. Linking Environment and Farming (Leaf) Education is working…

NEWS

Welsh farmers mount Colwyn Bay tractor demo

Welsh farmers have taken to the roads in their tractors again to show their opposition to Welsh government policies which they fear will ruin their livelihoods. About 40 tractors staged…

NEWS

Phone companies fall behind on 4G roll-out to rural areas

Government plans to achieve decent 4G mobile phone coverage in rural areas are unlikely to be delivered on time, a new report from the National Audit Office (NAO) has found.…

FARM POLICY

No Farmers, No Food founder tackles concerns about campaign

The founder of No Farmers, No Food has rejected claims it has any hidden political agenda, insisting that it seeks to create a “unified and non-partisan” campaign for British farmers.…

CROPS MARKETS AND PRICES

Grain trade blamed for holding up digital passports

A new timeline for the implementation of a combinable crops passport has been unveiled following an industry-wide consultation. Digital passports remain a topic of contention within the industry, and earlier…

MARKETS AND TRENDS

Organic market contracts by 7% in volume as inflation bites

Higher retail prices in response to significant cost inflation have led to a sharp decline in the volume of organic food sold in supermarkets, with data from NielsenIQ showing a…

TRANSITION

Securing a sustainable future for your farm business

GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT

Farmers in England have complained at the lack of flexibility in switching between traditional stewardship agreements and Defra’s Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI), which has left many stuck on lower payment…

 

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NEWS

Editor’s View: Batters' baton passes to Bradshaw. What next?

The Batters era is over. The Bradshaw era has begun. The NFU presidential baton was passed this week at the annual conference, with David Exwood and Rachel Hallos coming in…

WILL'S WORLD

Will's World: Shorter summer will hurt Welsh rural families

You’re eight years old. Your parents rushed around this morning to get everything done on the farm, then the whole family jumped in the car and sped off down the…