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Ballot on future of potato levy confirmed by AHDB

News Last edited 21/12/20
AHDB has formally announced a ballot on the continuation of the statutory potato levy will go ahead in the New Year.

Agricultural contractors have access to grant funding in 2021

News Last edited 14/12/20
The NAAC is delighted that DEFRA will offer new Farming Investment Fund grants to agricultural contractors in 2021 and beyond.

Call for AHDB levy ballot to represent all growers

News Last edited 26/11/20
AHDB petitioners are stressing that AHDB must not use the delay in organising the ballot into the Horticulture Levy to exclude growers.

Chief Executive steps down

News Malcolm Triggs Last edited 11/11/20
The chief executive of the under-fire Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced plans to step down, and will leave the organisation by next September at the latest.

“A landmark moment”

News Malcolm Triggs Last edited 11/11/20
Extending the scope of the TAC is “a landmark moment”.

Immediate clarity needed on seasonal workers

News Malcolm Triggs Last edited 09/11/20
South East growers have backed the NFU’s call for the Government to ensure sufficient numbers of seasonal workers are allowed into the country from overseas to help gather in next year’s harvest.

Rural young people celebrated

News Last edited 03/11/20
First ever YFC Achiever Awards.

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