New funding for hen housing to launch soon

Defra has published guidance on two new types of hen housing grants, which are set to launch next month.

Further support for farmers hit by flooding announced

Defra has announced that more funding will be made available for farmers affected by flooding and exceptional wet weather. The NFU, which called for this greater support, warmly welcomed the news. 

Industry responds to delay of controversial Welsh Sustainable Farming Scheme

The Welsh Government has just announced a new timeline for the Sustainable Farming Scheme. The introduction of the controversial scheme has been delayed.

Seasonal worker visa route extended following labour shortages

The government has just announced that the seasonal worker visa route will be extended until 2029 following labour shortages. 

NFU Cymru welcomes Welsh Government £20m funding announcement

NFU Cymru members say they are “pleased” with the recent announcement confirming the launch of two funding schemes to support investment in on-farm infrastructure.

£1.6m fund launches to help farmers manage water resources 

Groups of farmers will be offered support to work together to store water and protect against the impact of drought through a new fund launched by the government. 

Farming bosses welcome government response to independent review on Dartmoor

The British farming community warmly welcomed the recent government response to the independent review of Dartmoor, saying that it has carefully considered given recommendations and offered workable solutions for everyone. 

NFU calls out ‘major issues’ with flooding fund launched earlier this week  

The NFU has just issued a statement pointing out “major issues” with the newly announced Farming Recovery Fund, which aimed to help farmers devastated by Storm Henk in January.

Farmers encouraged to apply for FETF amid next week’s deadline 

Farmers and horticulture growers are being encouraged to apply for a grant through Defra’s Farming Equipment and Technology Fund (FETF) before the final deadline. 

Flooding fund opens today to support affected farmers  

A fund to help farmers affected by flooding has just been launched. The Farming Recovery Fund is set to support farmers who suffered uninsurable damage to their land due to flooding earlier this year.

Farmers need clarity over tax treatment of land in environmental schemes 

Farm and estate property consultancy Carter Jonas has called for clarity over the tax treatment of land put into environmental schemes.

Farmers need flooding fund to open following wettest winter in decades 

Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is calling for the flood fund to open as soon as possible following farmers fears for the 2024 harvest after one of the wettest and stormiest winters in decades. 

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