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.

The NFU has responded to the Low Pay Commission consultation on future National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates, due to come into effect from April 2017. Read more ...

Our chief farm safety adviser Tom Price reflects on an event hosted by the NFU and HSE which considered health and safety for the older generation. Read more ...

Working with livestock, particularly cattle, will always involve risk. When you work with cattle you should carefully assess the risks and consider what you can safely do. Read more ...

British crops could be left unharvested without access to labour post-Brexit, the NFU said today, adding that loss of labour could have a devastating impact on the horticulture industry. Read more ...

NFU has heard that there has been a sudden change in MRLs regarding Reglone (diquat). This will be with immediate effect from 14th July 2016 on barley, maize and wheat. Essentially, this means that growers planning to spray reglone pre-harvest on laid / lodged barley can no longer do so. Read more ...

NFU member briefing on Emergency Authorisation for Asulam (Asulox) for Bracken control  Read more ...

The European Commission is carrying out a review of Regulation 1071/2009, which sets out the rules which must be complied with to become a licensed operator of goods vehicles and which goods vehicles are subject to those rules. Read more ...

The University of Nottingham has identified a gene that encodes an enzyme which plays a crucial role in controlling softening of the tomato fruit. Read more ...

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

Every month the NFU puts together a list of some of the main agricultural and agriculture-related training courses and events.The area-by-area list features events across England and Wales and includes courses ranging from tractor driver training to sheep shearing. Read more ...

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