Shake-up and succession at the NFU

Posted: March 10th, 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on 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. Read the rest of this entry »


The farm leader, GM crops and Nazi book-burners

Posted: May 22nd, 2012 | Author: | 2 Comments »

Was NFU president leader Peter Kendall right to liken vandals who attack GM crops to Nazi book-burners? Read the rest of this entry »


Industry leaders discuss CAP reform

Posted: November 30th, 2011 | Author: | Comments Off on 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. Read the rest of this entry »


End of the NFU dream team?

Posted: November 18th, 2011 | Author: | Comments Off on 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. Read the rest of this entry »


End of the honeymoon for Caroline Spelman?

Posted: February 19th, 2011 | Author: | Comments Off on 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. Read the rest of this entry »


Meat on the bones of Defra’s food strategy

Posted: January 7th, 2010 | Author: | Comments Off on 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. Read the rest of this entry »