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Do we need foreign labour in the British food system?

News Last edited 03/06/20
Rural Policy Group, a visionary think tank shaping the future of the rural economy founded by Mark Lumsdon-Taylor is hosting a series of Rural Economic Development Talks in partnership with MHA MacIntyre Hudson to investigate the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the rural economy.

Not mush room for imports

News Malcolm Triggs Last edited 22/05/20
British and Irish growers could supply 100% of the mushrooms sold through the retail trade in this country, a leading producer has claimed.

A “perfect storm”

News Malcolm Triggs Last edited 22/05/20
Cheesemakers across the South East have been quick to shift their focus in a bid to protect their livelihoods, but have not found it easy.

New NAAC contracting prices 2020

News Last edited 21/05/20
New guide contracting prices for 2020-21 have been published by the National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC).

Take time for mental health

News Last edited 21/05/20
NFYFC encourages young farmers to ‘take time’ to look after their mental health.

Coronavirus and the rural economy

News Last edited 15/05/20
Rural Policy Group, a visionary policy think tank for the future of rural business in the UK, is hosting a series of panel-led virtual debates on the issues facing the rural economy during the coronavirus pandemic.

New online learning platform

News Last edited 14/05/20
BASIS has launched a new digital learning platform – the BASIS Classroom – that supports members in advancing their professional development from home.

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