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The farming industry’s reliance on migrant labour - from dairy to horticulture

The farming industry’s reliance on migrant labour - from dairy to horticulture

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Farmer backlash after anti-pesticide group claims healthy eating scheme puts kids at risk

Farmer backlash after anti-pesticide group claims healthy eating scheme puts kids at risk

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Tesco launches first ever 'fun-shaped' fresh veg range - and it's all British!

Tesco launches first ever 'fun-shaped' fresh veg range - and it's all British!

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‘The time has arrived for the NFU to take a different tone’ – Union steps up pressure on migrant labour after Gove disappointment

‘The time has arrived for the NFU to take a different tone’ – Union steps up pressure on migrant labour after Gove disappointment

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NFU slams ‘extremely frustrating’ Government response to inquiry on access to labour

NFU slams ‘extremely frustrating’ Government response to inquiry on access to labour

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Shoppers angry after supermarkets stock foreign fruit in peak British season

Shoppers angry after supermarkets stock foreign fruit in peak British season

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Home Affairs Select Committee calls for new Seasonal Ag Workers Scheme

Home Affairs Select Committee calls for new Seasonal Ag Workers Scheme

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MPs re-open inquiry into labour supply amid worker shortage

MPs re-open inquiry into labour supply amid worker shortage

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UK forced to import more food as price for Brexit transition ‘rollover’

UK forced to import more food as price for Brexit transition ‘rollover’

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Gove promises announcement on seasonal workers’ scheme ‘shortly’

Gove promises announcement on seasonal workers’ scheme ‘shortly’

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Eastern European Google searches for UK ag jobs drop 34 per cent

Eastern European Google searches for UK ag jobs drop 34 per cent

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Long hours and intense workload putting Brits off agricultural work

Long hours and intense workload putting Brits off agricultural work

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MPs infuriated by Immigration Minister’s dismissal of labour concerns

MPs infuriated by Immigration Minister’s dismissal of labour concerns

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VIDEO: Gove backs Immigration Minister who laughed off labour concerns

VIDEO: Gove backs Immigration Minister who laughed off labour concerns

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Government plan to replace migrant workers with prisoners ‘a distraction’

Government plan to replace migrant workers with prisoners ‘a distraction’

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Michael Gove looking to Ukraine for agricultural workers

Michael Gove looking to Ukraine for agricultural workers

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Quarter of Brits want to see fewer immigrants picking fruit and veg

Quarter of Brits want to see fewer immigrants picking fruit and veg

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Government announces pilot seasonal workers scheme after pressure from industry

Government announces pilot seasonal workers scheme after pressure from industry

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AHDB must ‘up its game’ in Scotland

AHDB must ‘up its game’ in Scotland

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‘Arbitrary’ salary threshold for migrant workers puts agri-food jobs at risk

‘Arbitrary’ salary threshold for migrant workers puts agri-food jobs at risk

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NFU hits back at MPs’ claims seasonal workers pilot will increase modern slavery risk

NFU hits back at MPs’ claims seasonal workers pilot will increase modern slavery risk

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Seasonal agricultural workers scheme pilot announced last year officially opens

Seasonal agricultural workers scheme pilot announced last year officially opens

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Government immigration advisers do not understand farm business, says Eustice

Government immigration advisers do not understand farm business, says Eustice

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How UK farmers can travel the world and benefit from overseas research grants

How UK farmers can travel the world and benefit from overseas research grants

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GCA which does not consider price paid to suppliers ‘set up in wrong way’

GCA which does not consider price paid to suppliers ‘set up in wrong way’

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Gove to scrap controversial £30,000 threshold for migrant farm workers if PM

Gove to scrap controversial £30,000 threshold for migrant farm workers if PM

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Tax ‘unhealthy and inhumane’ food to support quality farmers, says CIWF

Tax ‘unhealthy and inhumane’ food to support quality farmers, says CIWF

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Plan to end freedom of movement on October 31 set to hit ag workers

Plan to end freedom of movement on October 31 set to hit ag workers

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Calls reiterated for no-deal tariff protection on eggs, pork, dairy and grains

Calls reiterated for no-deal tariff protection on eggs, pork, dairy and grains

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Changes to May’s no-deal tariff schedule possible as Villiers confirms review

Changes to May’s no-deal tariff schedule possible as Villiers confirms review

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‘Government is not listening’ – NFU hits out at lack of action on seasonal labour

‘Government is not listening’ – NFU hits out at lack of action on seasonal labour

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Farmers need Government cash to measure carbon footprint, says NFU

Farmers need Government cash to measure carbon footprint, says NFU

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New immigration rules set to lower farmgate prices and increase production costs

New immigration rules set to lower farmgate prices and increase production costs

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Abattoir workers to be classed as 'skilled' but no movement on pickers in new points based immigration system

Abattoir workers to be classed as 'skilled' but no movement on pickers in new points based immigration system

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Farm groups criticise Eustice for ‘lack of clarity’ over Seasonal Workers Pilot numbers

Farm groups criticise Eustice for ‘lack of clarity’ over Seasonal Workers Pilot numbers

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Grower survey to highlight horticultural skills gap

Grower survey to highlight horticultural skills gap

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Omsco chief Nicholas Saphir appointed chairman of AHDB, replacing Peter Kendall

Omsco chief Nicholas Saphir appointed chairman of AHDB, replacing Peter Kendall

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Farms targeted in initiative to tackle food waste

Farms targeted in initiative to tackle food waste

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NFU demands ‘assurances’ on SAWS pilot amid coronavirus spread

NFU demands ‘assurances’ on SAWS pilot amid coronavirus spread

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Growers launch recruitment campaign to support industry amid pandemic

Growers launch recruitment campaign to support industry amid pandemic

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‘Land army’ recruitment drive opening up opportunities in agriculture

‘Land army’ recruitment drive opening up opportunities in agriculture

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An eventful first 100 days in power: Has Government delivered on its promises for UK farming?

An eventful first 100 days in power: Has Government delivered on its promises for UK farming?

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Government confirms furloughed workers able to seek alternative employment

Government confirms furloughed workers able to seek alternative employment

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Growers fly in pickers to bridge farm work gap amid coronavirus pandemic

Growers fly in pickers to bridge farm work gap amid coronavirus pandemic

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Government launches Pick for Britain campaign but concerns over labour remain

Government launches Pick for Britain campaign but concerns over labour remain

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LEAF Marque increases its environmental presence

LEAF Marque increases its environmental presence

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Low uptake of horticulture jobs sees recruitment pressures mount

Low uptake of horticulture jobs sees recruitment pressures mount

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Call for 150% expansion of seasonal workers pilot after virus ‘shelves’ original plans

Call for 150% expansion of seasonal workers pilot after virus ‘shelves’ original plans

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Online recruitment platform sees first time pickers help bridge farm work gap

Online recruitment platform sees first time pickers help bridge farm work gap

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Pressure mounts as growers bear cost of homegrown workforce

Pressure mounts as growers bear cost of homegrown workforce

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Agriculture ‘best occupation’ for work-life balance amid pandemic, survey reveals

Agriculture ‘best occupation’ for work-life balance amid pandemic, survey reveals

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UK growers seek views on ‘outdated’ compulsory levy

UK growers seek views on ‘outdated’ compulsory levy

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Covid-19 sees 15% spike in labour costs for growers, new report reveals

Covid-19 sees 15% spike in labour costs for growers, new report reveals

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Industry calls for Government to provide ‘critical’ data on access to seasonal labour

Industry calls for Government to provide ‘critical’ data on access to seasonal labour

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Ex-offenders could help bridge farm work gap in new recruitment initiative

Ex-offenders could help bridge farm work gap in new recruitment initiative

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AHDB commits to regular ballots on levies and how they are spent

AHDB commits to regular ballots on levies and how they are spent

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