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  1. Soaring sales of Scottish beer celebrated at Royal Highland Show

    • Defra and Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland
    • Press release
  2. Bridging Payments for Countryside Stewardship customers

    • Defra, RPA and Natural England
    • Press release
  3. UK Government Ministers support rural businesses at Royal Highland Show

    • Defra and Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland
    • Press release
  4. Government announces support for Finn’s Law campaign in Parliament

    • Defra
    • Press release
  5. £23.5m in small grants allocated to boost farming productivity

    • Defra
    • Press release
  6. Sheep carcase classification changes revealed

    • Defra
    • Press release
  7. Introduction of ivory bill boosts fight against elephant poaching

    • Defra and FCO
    • Press release
  8. Grants for Peatlands Restoration

    • Defra
    • Press release
  9. More than 44,000 responses to future farming consultation

    • Defra, RPA and Natural England
    • Press release
  10. CCTV becomes mandatory in all abattoirs in England

    • Defra
    • Press release
  11. BPS 2018 applications due in the next two weeks

    • Defra and RPA
    • Press release
  12. Bridging payments delivered to 3,200 farmers

    • Defra and RPA
    • Press release
  13. Ban on live animal exports for slaughter explored by government

    • Defra
    • Press release
  14. New industry representative appointments to Seafish board

    • Defra
    • Press release
  15. Government confirms UK ban on ivory sales

    • Defra, FCO and MOD
    • Press release
  16. UK’s artisan chocolates an international favourite this Easter

    • Defra and DIT
    • Press release
  17. Invasive species week: Floating pennywort a spreading menace

    • Defra, EA and APHA
    • Press release
  18. Animal welfare enhanced by new code for meat chickens

    • Defra and APHA
    • Press release
  19. Humane trapping standards: Consultation starts

    • Defra
    • Press release
  20. Food and drink companies fuel passion for innovation with share of £50,000 prize

    • Defra and Innovate UK
    • Press release
  21. Once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape future farming policy

    • Defra
    • Press release
  22. Bovine TB strategy review

    • Defra, Natural England and APHA
    • Press release
  23. New measures to help farmers and growers in the food supply chain

    • Defra and BEIS
    • Press release
  24. Food and Drink Sector Council meets for first time

    • Defra and BEIS
    • Press release
  25. Bridging payments for Basic Payment Scheme 2017 confirmed by Farming Minister

    • Defra and RPA
    • Press release
  26. 91% of Basic Payment Scheme claims in England paid in December

    • Defra and RPA
    • Press release
  27. Government proposals on puppy welfare

    • Defra and Number 10
    • Press release
  28. Pig keepers warned not to feed kitchen scraps to pigs due to African swine fever risk

    • Defra, Welsh Government, The Scottish Government and APHA
    • Press release
  29. Joint Nature Conservation Committee appointed three new independent members

    • Defra and JNCC
    • Press release
  30. Environment Secretary publishes bill to strengthen animal welfare

    • Defra
    • Press release
  31. 2017 Basic Payment Scheme payments underway

    • Defra and RPA
    • Press release
  32. Back the fight against puppy smugglers and backstreet breeders, says animal welfare Minister

    • Defra and APHA
    • Press release
  33. New UK Chief Veterinary Officer appointed

    • Defra, Government Veterinary Services and APHA
    • Press release
  34. Share of £50,000 pot to be won by small food & drink business innovators

    • Defra
    • Press release
  35. Environment Secretary streamlines support for farmers

    • Defra
    • Press release
  36. Farmers set for increased payments as the Rural Payments Agency confirms BPS 2017 entitlement and greening rates

    • Defra and RPA
    • Press release
  37. CCTV to be introduced in all slaughterhouses in England in 2018

    • Defra, FSA and APHA
    • Press release
  38. Environment Secretary backs further restrictions on neonicotinoid pesticides

    • Defra
    • Press release
  39. Bees' Needs Champions awards celebrate pollinator heroes

    • Defra
    • Press release
  40. Michael Gove: Food and farming transforms UK into innovation nation

    • Defra
    • Press release