Having trouble reading this email? Click here to view it in a browser.

GET INVOLVED: TWEET YOUR MP

Did you know British food and farming contributes over £120 billion to the UK economy and provides jobs for 4 million people? 

We need your help to share with your MP the importance of British food and farming to this country. This will help ensure British farmers like the Crickmore family pictured above can continue to produce the food we all love. 

Join us and ask your MP to champion British food and farming.


take action now
 

Back British Farming Day 2019_68835

Grass Divider

BRITISH FARMING - A CUT ABOVE THE REST

When it comes to food production, British farmers have some of the highest standards in the world. But don't just take our word for it. Young farmer Charlie Beaty talks us through how she cares for her animals to world leading standards in order to put high quality food on the nation's plates.


LEARN MORE
Grass Divider

THE MID-WEEK ROAST

Think roast dinners are just for Sundays? Think again. A mini roast makes the perfect midweek meal too.

Next time you're food shopping why not pick up a small beef topside joint and enjoy a tasty midweek treat.

Psst, don't forget to look out for the Red Tractor logo on the packs.


READY, STEADY, ROAST
 
Grass Divider


FOOD AND FARMING IN THE NEWS

Last week, the NFU published its plans to reach net zero by 2040 - this was covered in various newspapers and on BBC Farming Today and on Sky News. “We aspire to produce the most climate friendly food in the world” said NFU President Minette Batters as she reiterated that climate change is one of the biggest challenges of our time.


Did you see the BBC Focus on Farming coverge in August? It covered Brexit, rural crime, farm safety, climate change and future technology. NFU member Joe Stanley hosted BBC Breakfast from his farm in Leicestershire throughout the week - watch again now.


READ MORE

Grass Divider


Trotternish ridge landscape_13278

​​

BRITISH COUNTRYSIDE: A HIKER'S GUIDE

Farming plays a vital role in shaping our iconic British countryside. We've created a guide to give you an insight into what activities happen in the farming calendar, as well as a guide to some of the breeds of cattle, sheep, and wildlife that you'll find while out walking.


Download now

Grass Divider
© Copyright 2018 NFU. All rights reserved. NFU Logo