LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton has rejected calls for a GCSE in agriculture, suggesting MPs should go out to schools to highlight existing opportunities for learning about food production.
Following on from recent surveys where it was clear children had a confused view on where their food came from, one farm in Devon takes children out of the city and onto a farm to experience farm life first hand.
Defra has come under fire for its decision to introduce a ‘postcode lottery’ bird flu restriction system which is likely to rid some English poultry producers of free-range status and render some businesses untenable.
For farming and rural communities to survive post-Brexit, the Government must back innovative policies such as the establishment of an Agricultural Investment Bank, the introduction of an ‘ecosystem credit scheme’ and