Theresa Villiers has vowed to "reshape our food system from farm to fork" with a new review first promised by her predecessor Michael Gove.
Boris Johnson's post-Brexit plans have been given a major boost after Donald Trump said the US and the UK were moving “rapidly” towards a “fantastic and big” trade deal.
BVA is encouraging vets to speak to their livestock and equine clients about containment fences, helping them to ensure they’re always used responsibly and safely. The BVA position on the use of electric containment fences in livestock and horses, launched this week, recognises that containment fences are currently a necessary option for many clients but makes several recommendations on how to limit their potential harm to animals and humans
Labour have demanded a review into grouse shooting over growing concerns at the practice’s impact on climate change.
EU fishermen may be able to enter UK waters illegally if a no-deal Brexit means there are not enough vessels to police the seas, a leaked government email has revealed.
Boris Johnson has been told to stop playing "Russian roulette" with the agricultural sector as he embarks on his first official visit to Wales.
NOAH looks forward to working with Theresa Villiers, the new Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and her team, to promote high standards of UK animal health and welfare.
A new report has revealed that almost half of the public (48%) believe that legislation should be introduced to require supermarkets to proactively encourage healthier choices.
CPRE analysis shows huge savings for rural communities if affordable rents are based on income
A reaction from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) to a new report from the RSA Food, Farming and Countryside Commission, which will be published tomorrow.
Plaid Cymru MP, Jonathan Edwards, discusses the risk a No Deal Brexit poses to agriculture ahead of a debate on the issue in the House of Commons and the upcoming Royal Welsh Agricultural Show.
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox writes for PoliticsHome, saying the newly launched International Trade Development Programme aims to cultivate the next generation of negotiators, policy makers and HM Trade Commissioners.
The recently launched WELL programme is a collaboration between the nuclear industry and Cumbria County Council, and Lord Jim O’Neill, vice-chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership and founding trustee of SHINE highlights how this unique kind of approach is Educating the North.
With 3.5million grey squirrels in the UK against just 140,000 red squirrels, it follows that where there are live grey squirrels, there will be dead reds, says Trudy Harrison MP.
Former Defra minister, George Eustice MP writes on his Westminster Hall debate on the religious slaughter of farm animals: "Non-stun slaughter is only supposed to be allowed on the basis of religious need but this requirement is not enforceable in practice."
Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability at Coca-Cola European Partners GB, talks about the business’ latest packaging initiatives, two years since the company launched its sustainable packaging strategy.
The Chairman of the British Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (BUCC) writes an open letter to the International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox calling for "a new free trade agreement between the UK and Ukraine as soon as possible".
A man has pleaded guilty to common assault and criminal damage after he threw a milkshake at Nigel Farage in Newcastle last month.
Conservative MP Richard Graham writes about how the UK has led the way on environmental policy, reducing carbon emissions, improving air quality and increasing waste recycling.
Farming should be about producing the means for healthy diets from sustainable food systems. That’s not what we have at present, but the UK could lead a food and farming transition, says Caroline Lucas
Nigel Farage has lashed out at "radicalised" Remain supporters after he was hit by a milkshake while campaigning ahead of the EU elections.
Clearly we cannot ban trophy hunting overseas, and it is not our place to do so. But we could reduce demand for it, writes Zac Goldsmith
Rural policy lacks direction and rural priorities are too often side-lined. Ministers must pursue a comprehensive national-level strategy to ensure communities are not left behind, writes Lord Foster
The Bishop of St Albans writes ahead of a question in the House of Lords on 'Impact of rural crime on farming communities'.