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ARE FOOD STANDARDS IMPORTANT TO YOU?

British farmers have world leading standards in food production, animal welfare and caring for the countryside. As the future of this country unfolds these valued standards could be in danger.


Now is the time to ask your MP to back British farming.


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HELP TACKLE RURAL CRIME

Gangs and criminals are operating right across the British countryside and it's likely that your community and farms near you have been affected in some way.


But rural crime doesn't just affect rural communities. Whether you live in a town or city, or out in a rural village, we can all play our part and join the fight in tackling this issue. You can report any suspicious activity to our dedicated Crimestoppers hotline. 100% anonymously, always.


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WHAT'S IN SEASON?

Did you know an impressive 15 million pumpkins are grown in the UK each year?


But there's more to pumpkins than just Halloween decorations - they make a hearty meal too. Why not make the most of what the British seasons have to offer with this tasty pumpkin risotto.


READY, STEADY, cook
 


FOOD AND FARMING IN THE NEWS

Seasonal workers scheme to be expanded as £16m apples go to waste

The NFU ramped up its call for the current pilot scheme for seasonal workers to be expanded this month, as it emerged huge amounts of crops and fruit were going to waste due to a lack of pickers.


Net zero

NFU President Minette Batters was a guest on Womans Hour in a special edition focussing on women in conservation. She highlighted the work farmers do to conserve wildlife and protect the environment, pointing out that agriculture is a unique industry in a great position to act to tackle climate change


Tesco advert demonises meat as a food group

The NFU responded strongly to Tesco’s latest advert in its Food Love Stories series, which promotes ‘meat-free’ Cumberland sausages

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BRITAIN'S BIGGEST FARMERS MARKET

Did you realise that looking for the Red Tractor logo on groceries during your regular supermarket shop means you have access to 'Britain’s biggest farmers market?' 


By choosing food and drink bearing the logo, you can shop safe in the knowledge that items have been produced safely, to the highest standards of animal welfare, and can even be traced right back to the farms where it was produced, all while doing your bit to back British farming. Why not challenge yourself to choose as many Red Tractor products on your next 'supermarket sweep'?


LET'S GET SHOPPING

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