NFU takes in new group of young farmer ambassadors

NFU takes in new group of young farmer ambassadors

After receiving over 130 applications, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has announced the 11 new farmers that will join the organisation for the second year of its Student & Young Farmer Ambassador Programme. The new group of young farmers will work with the NFU...
Public backing of British farmers grows to record high

Public backing of British farmers grows to record high

Support for British food and farming has reached a record high as a result of farmers’ efforts to keep the nation fed throughout the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent survey by OnePoll. The Farmer Favourability Survey revealed that 75% of people voiced a...
Pandemic increases labour costs by 15%

Pandemic increases labour costs by 15%

An increase in labour costs by up to 15% is affecting the confidence of Britain’s fresh produce industry and risks leaving growers in an unsustainable position, according to a new report.  The report by Andersons and jointly funded by the National Farmers’ Union...