Three directors for the Oxford Conference

Three new directors have been appointed to the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) Council for three year terms. Their role is to help evolve the prestigious event to ensure it adapts to the future. Sarah Mukherjee is the chief executive of the Crop Protection...

Agribusiness trade bodies unite ahead of Brexit negotiations

The AIC is one of eight agribusiness trade bodies to have co-founded a coalition to represent the interests of the sector in the imminent negotiations over the UK’s departure from the European Union. It is also one of a wider group of agricultural and food chain trade associations to sign an open letter to the prime minister calling for an early settlement of trade arrangements with the Republic of Ireland as part of the Brexit talks.

Farmers urged to BeeConnected

A new scheme developed by the Voluntary Initiative (VI) helps farmers to inform bee keepers when they intend to spray an insecticide. BeeConnected is designed to work quickly and efficiently for farmers and bee keepers, by using a web-based system where farmers can...