National Farmers' Union
A New Report Says Some British Dairy Cows Have Never Seen Sunlight
According to research from animal welfare charity World Animal Protection, intensive indoor dairy farming is on the rise in the UK, with at least 97 farms keeping cows inside all year-round.
We Asked UK Farmers What Leaving the European Union Would Mean for British Food
As the UK votes whether to quit the EU in June, British farmers are divided over the impact this could have on their livelihoods.
The UK’s Most Widely Used Weed Killer Could Be Making Bread Toxic
In July, the UK’s Soil Association called for a ban on the use of glyphosate on wheat, a herbicide used by non-organic farmers to control weeds, saying that it could be carcinogenic.
The UK Could Be on the Brink of an Ice Cream Shortage
Bust out your Che Guevara T-shirt and comfy protest pants, because the heroes that are Britain’s dairy farmers are getting pretty damn desperate.
Scotland Is Banning Genetically Modified Crops
Scotland’s rural affairs secretary says that he refuses to “gamble with the future of our £14 billion food and drink sector” and will request to opt-out of any European Union consents for the cultivation of genetically modified crops.