An insight into agricultural science, regulation and our work on behalf of our members.

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An insight into agricultural science, regulation and our work on behalf of our members.

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The NFU crops team will host the IPM Summit at NFU HQ in Stoneleigh on Tuesday 5 June 2018. The event aims to champion the array of measures being implemented on farms alongside the use of plant protection products in order to control pests, diseases and weeds holistically and sustainably. Read more ...

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The British poultry industry launched a new apprenticeship standard for poultry workers at the British Pig & Poultry Fair on 15 May, creating a pipeline to bring skilled workers into the sector and develop existing skills and talent. Read more ...

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Members of the National Register of Sprayer Operators (NRoSO) will be offered FREE, exclusive content; access to basic training with Continual Professional Development (CPD) points and advice to support UK sprayer operators.  Read more ...

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Following the re-authorisation of glyphosate last November, the NFU is promoting responsible use of this important active ingredient. Read more ...

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Visiting Cereals 2018? If so, don't forget to call in at the NFU stand for informative talks, expert farming advice and refreshments. We will once again have a joint presence with NFU Mutual – visit our marquee at stand 335Read more ...

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The potato industry is being urged to take part in a free interactive e-learning course on best practice nematicide usage that has been launched by the NSP and ARTIS, the national training platform led by NIAB. Read more ...

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The NFU sees biotechnology as a critical part of the solution in helping farmers and growers meet some of the production challenges they face. Read more ...

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Here are some recent news items about agricultural biotechnology from around the world. Read more ...

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Every quarter the NFU puts together a list of some of the main agricultural and agriculture-related training courses and events. Read more ...

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