Tag: Peter Kendall

Shake-up and succession at the NFU

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Forget the safe option, the NFU’s new leadership team is radical and exciting – so strap yourself in and prepare for the ride. Continue reading

The farm leader, GM crops and Nazi book-burners

Was NFU president leader Peter Kendall right to liken vandals who attack GM crops to Nazi book-burners? Continue reading

Industry leaders discuss CAP reform


Farm leaders, politicians, civil servants and policy-makers gather at the Royal Society in London to discuss the likely impact of proposals to reform the Common Agricultural policy. Continue reading

End of the NFU dream team?

NFU deputy president Meurig Raymond has a big decision to make over the coming weeks – whether to launch a leadership bid against union leader Peter Kendall. Continue reading

End of the honeymoon for Caroline Spelman?

It should have been so relaxed. But this year’s NFU conference was anything other than a love-in between farm leaders and politicians. Continue reading

Meat on the bones of Defra’s food strategy

Politicians are increasingly using the Oxford Farming Conference as a platform to set the agenda for the agricultural year. Continue reading

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