The British food and farming industry has been told it needs to be totally transparent and behave as if it is being watched 365 days a year.
Ministers must support farmers to become “net zero heroes” and make tackling the climate and nature crises a top agricultural priority, it has been urged.
Food imports such as chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef must not be allowed on to supermarket shelves after Brexit, farming leaders have warned.
Farm leaders yesterday called on the newly elected Conservative majority UK Government to take steps to end the Brexit uncertainty which has been hanging over the sector for more than two years.
Environmental protection, food safety and animal welfare standards must be “paramount” for any future government, farming leaders have warned.
Low beef prices cost the British farming industry an estimated £170 million between November 2018 and the end of August this year, a Westminster committee has heard.
Farming is part of the solution to climate change, NFU president Minette Batters has claimed.
A review of the UK food system has been announced by Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove.
Organic farmers and growers run the risk of losing their organic premiums when selling products to Europe if no Brexit deal is reached, warns the NFU.
Farming and meat trade leaders have united in condemning ‘a hugely damaging U-turn’ by the UK Government.
A no-deal Brexit is the “stuff of nightmares” for British farmers, industry leaders have warned.
Farmers have issued a stark warning to government that it needs to make decisions about how it will secure the nation’s food supplies as Brexit looms.
Farm leaders have hailed the UK Government’s decision to reject plans to reintroduce lynx into the Kielder Forest in Northumberland.
Councillors are expected to back plans for a new £17 million abattoir outside Inverurie next week.
Livestock leaders of the UK’s farming unions are adamant that the UK Government must adopt a post-Brexit trade policy which prioritises tariff-free, frictionless access to European markets.
British farmers and growers should remain the “number one supplier of choice” to UK consumers after Brexit, farming leaders have urged.
A new report on the UK hotels market says “very few” businesses appear to have done much planning and preparation for Brexit.
A new partnership to tackle rural crime and improve the safety of communities across the north east will be launched today.
As had been widely predicted, the English NFU elected Wiltshire farmer Minette Batters as the organisation’s first female president in its 110-year history.
Greater transparency in the supply chain is needed for potato growers, claims a new NFU report.
Muller, the main milk buyer in the north and north-east, has slashed the price it will pay to farmers from January by 1.5p per litre.
Supermarket giant Morrisons will today unveil plants to only sell British fresh meat in its stores across the UK.
Newly appointed Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove has been urged to attend next week's Royal Highland Show.
Farmers have been warned that this is no time for fatalism - and to do everything in their power to keep the industry to the forefront of the minds of political hopefuls.
The UK’s four farming unions say Brexit provides a unique opportunity to review much of the regulation governing agriculture.
UK farming delivers a £7.40 return to the economy for every £1 it invests, according to a new report commissioned by the NFU in England and Wales.
Farming unions from across the UK will meet tomorrow to start mapping out the future for farming post-Brexit.
Aldi and Morrisons have come out top for stocking 100% British beef and lamb, according to a new analysis of supermarket sourcing.
A big cat extinct from the Scottish countryside for almost 1,500 years could present a risk to livestock if it is reintroduced in Aberdeenshire, experts have warned.
The Scottish Conservative leader has warned that plans for “radical” land reform could threaten food security.