EU plans for more protein crops

Phil Hogan, the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development is to launch a market report and stakeholder survey linked to the European Protein Plan. The Plan aims to increase the yield, quality and competitiveness of European grown protein sources. ...

UK farmer confidence lags that of EU

A survey from EU farmers and co-operative body Copa and Cogeca has found that farmers in many EU member states are more confident about future economic prospects than they were last year. This follows a similar survey carried out early in 2016 that found farmer...

New UK Farm Bill within two years

The government has committed to introducing an independent UK farm policy through a new Agriculture Bill within the next two years. This week’s Queen’s Speech pledged to introduce a Bill to repeal the European Communities Act and “provide certainty for individuals and...