Contents tagged with trade and policy

30 June 2022

SFI 2022 applications are open from today. Is it for you? Find out where to get the latest information and resources to help you make an informed decision.

27 June 2022

On 22nd June 2022, The Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Secretary of State for International Trade of the United Kingdom, and H.E. Dr. Nayef Falah M. Al-Hajraf, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council officially announced the launch of the UK-GCC FTA negotiations.

22 June 2022

Since the reform of its agricultural policies in the mid-1980s, production and trade distorting policies have almost disappeared in New Zealand, and the level of support to agricultural producers has been the lowest among OECD countries. The main focus of agricultural policies in New Zealand is on animal disease control, relief payments in the event of natural disasters, and the agricultural knowledge and information system.

28 June 2022

Historically New Zealand has been a crucial trading partner with the UK and is still an important trading partner across certain agricultural sectors. This article explores New Zealand’s production and trade of beef, lamb, pork, dairy, wheat, and barley, and for each sector compares export and import data with the UK in 2018‒2020

29 June 2022

There’s no reason why farmers can't be profitable food producers as well as environmental custodians, but it depends on the success of the new schemes being developed.

31 May 2022

As we approach year two of reductions in Basic Payments in England, and as those reductions increase in size for most farmers, I have been reflecting on my team’s work since the EU referendum.

9 May 2022

Bank of England’s decision to raise interest rates – what does this mean for our industry?

9 June 2022

What you need to know about the SFI.

27 April 2022

Defra’s difficult balancing act

14 April 2022

The Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) is part of the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS), currently being rolled out in England.

13 April 2022

New research shows SFI will fall short of replacing direct payments

30 March 2022

Defra have announced a package of support for farmers ahead of the coming growing season which includes further guidance on the Sustainable Farming Incentive.