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No COP out for farmers

The NFU has released a report to coincide with COP26 that shows how agriculture is playing a role in climate mitigation worldwide. In the UK, the report says, farmers and growers are already working towards net zero agriculture by taking a range of measures. These include: investing in new technologies; reducing energy consumption from fossil

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NFU urges BPS payment delay

The current maelstrom of issues facing the agriculture sector has prompted the National Farmers Union (NFU) to call on the government to delay the reduction in Basic Payment Schemes (BPS) in 2022 and 2023. With labour shortages, uncertainty over trade deals, a crisis in the pig sector, disruption to the supply chain, a rise in

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