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IFA: Farmers concerned over proposed NI protocol changes

IFA: Farmers concerned over proposed NI protocol changes

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that there is increasing concern among farmers about proposed changes to the Northern...

June 12, 2022

NFU set to appoint new vice and deputy president as Batters returns unopposed

NFU set to appoint new vice and deputy president as Batters returns unopposed

The UK’s National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is set to appoint Minette Batters as president for a third term, as the...

January 11, 2022

E10 rollout to boost UK wheat and sugar markets

E10 rollout to boost UK wheat and sugar markets

Petrol pumps across the UK will now offer greener E10 petrol from today (September 1). The UK government says the...

September 1, 2021

Australia FTA: UK Government report warned deal would drop UK farm output

Australia FTA: UK Government report warned deal would drop UK farm output

Reports have emerged that the UK government has agreed in principle to offer a 15-year transition zero-tariff, zero-quota trade deal...

May 22, 2021

UK farm unions granted permission to continue COPA-COGECA membership

UK farm unions granted permission to continue COPA-COGECA membership

European farm lobbying group COPA-COGECA has granted UK farming unions permission to continue their membership despite leaving the EU. However, as...

January 14, 2021

IFA and NFU meet to discuss latest Brexit developments

IFA and NFU meet to discuss latest Brexit developments

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), Tim Cullinan, and the president of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Minette...

December 18, 2020

Asda commits to 100% British beef in blow for Irish producers

Asda commits to 100% British beef in blow for Irish producers

Asda has committed to sourcing 100% British beef, as well as increasing the proportion of UK-based suppliers and UK food...

October 6, 2020

UK farm leader aggrieved over ‘domination’ of Irish beef on British shelves

UK farm leader aggrieved over ‘domination’ of Irish beef on British shelves

The president of the UK’s leading farm organisation has taken a swipe at what she says is the “domination” of...

April 30, 2020

Irish and UK farmers ‘have common cause’ on standards and competition

Irish and UK farmers ‘have common cause’ on standards and competition

It’s clear that Irish and UK farmers have a common cause on high UK food standards and fair competition, according...

February 25, 2020

NFU confirms plans to lead ‘mass rally’ over UK food standards

NFU confirms plans to lead ‘mass rally’ over UK food standards

Hundreds of farmers from across the country will gather in London in March to join the National Farmers’ Union (NFU)...

January 28, 2020

How to Steal Pigs: Unions call for Channel 4 to pass information to police

How to Steal Pigs: Unions call for Channel 4 to pass information to police

UK farming unions have called for the makers of Channel 4 documentary ‘How to Steal Pigs and Influence People’ to...

January 14, 2020

IFA and NFU livestock officers meet to discuss Brexit and beef

IFA and NFU livestock officers meet to discuss Brexit and beef

A meeting has taken place in Belfast between representatives of the respective livestock committees of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA)...

September 27, 2019

Welsh farmers meet UK minister to seek beef chain investigation

Welsh farmers meet UK minister to seek beef chain investigation

Welsh farmer organisation the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru has confirmed that it is meeting with the UK Minister of...

September 25, 2019

UK farmers call for review of no-deal tariff policy and NI zero-tariff arrangement

UK farmers call for review of no-deal tariff policy and NI zero-tariff arrangement

A British farmers’ representative group has written to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging him to review the UK’s no-deal...

September 2, 2019

5 Irish and UK farm groups call for clarity on Brexit

5 Irish and UK farm groups call for clarity on Brexit

Five farming organisations have made a joint call for clarity on the issue of Brexit in advance of the European...

April 5, 2019

UK Government urged not to undermine food standards in trade deals

UK Government urged not to undermine food standards in trade deals

The UK government has been urged to ensure that the current British food standards are not undermined by any future...

February 19, 2019

UK farming industry urges MPs to take action to avoid ‘no-deal’ Brexit

UK farming industry urges MPs to take action to avoid ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Four of the main UK farming unions have today urged MPs to take steps for the UK to avoid a...

January 10, 2019

Arable Conference 2019 Guy Smith announced as keynote speaker

Arable Conference 2019 Guy Smith announced as keynote speaker

National Farmers’ Union deputy president Guy Smith has been announced as the keynote speaker for the 2019 Arable Conference. The...

November 30, 2018