The importance of codes of practice published by the Tenant Farming Commissioner (TFC), Bob McIntosh, should not be underestimated.
Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers has confirmed hormone-treated beef and chlorine-washed chicken will not be allowed into the UK under any trade deal with the United States.
Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers has sought to reassure farmers that high food standards will be protected as the UK seeks trade deals after Brexit.
Pig farmers are up in arms over a television programme scheduled to be shown by Channel 4 next week which shows animal activists committing criminal acts on farms.
If you scanned the telly schedules earlier this week you would be forgiven for thinking farming had suddenly become fashionable.
In Wisconsin, the state touted as “America’s Dairyland”, the milk business has turned sour.
The farmers’ union has called on the government to implement a national fuel exchange scheme which would uplift “problematic” diesel in farm tanks and replace it with alternative supplies.